Why routine is good for both you and your baby

Why routine is good for both you and your baby

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  • Why routine is good for both you and your baby

    At time when your toddler is going through so many changes a good routine is important for the both of you.

    Click on to find out why... 

  • Why routine is good for both you and your baby

    It's good for your toddler because....

    It gives him a sense of security Your toddler is taking his first tentative steps into the world, and by creating a solid, predictable structure around him, he will feel less fearful.

  • Why routine is good for both you and your baby

    It's good for you because...

    It reduces power struggles by providing your toddler with a regular pattern to his day, such as when he has his meals, what time he takes his nap, when bathtime is, he will know exactly what to expect. And because your toddler always knows what is happening next, you will be far less likely to encounter resistance from him. 

  • Why routine is good for both you and your baby

    It's good for your toddler because...

    It lessens separation anxiety if, for example, your toddler knows that every morning at roughly the same time, he will be taken in to nursery, this will help him to anticipate the situation and be less prone to fretting about your departure. Meanwhile, the consistency of collecting him will soon make your toddler realise that no matter what, you will always return. 

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  • Why routine is good for both you and your baby

    It's good for you because...

    It helps you set clear boundaries and be consistent a routine establishes a framework and sets limits so you will find it easier to be consistent about what is and isn’t acceptable behaviour and you’ll also be less likely to cave in under pressure. 

  • Why routine is good for both you and your baby

    It's good for your toddler because...

    It will help your toddler to learn by doing the same things, day in day out, you’ve naturally created an excellent learning environment for your toddler.

  • Why routine is good for both you and your baby

    It's good for you because...

    It gives you the time to do the things you need to do a routine creates a structure to your day, and makes more efficient use of your time.

Last updated on 30 June 2011

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