5. Because Routine Equals Ritual
Giving your baby a daily bath, reading to him or going for a walk together will provide you or daddy with a unique and consistent opportunity for bonding.

6. Because it Establishes Criteria
Getting baby on a schedule is a great way to minimize power struggles. If bedtime is at the same time every single night, your little one will eventually stop fighting it.

7. Because Routines Ease Life In
While some kids come equipped to make smooth transitions, others find it much more difficult. A consistent routine familiarizes your child with the rhythms of the day so that she is no longer shocked that once the sun starts to set it is time to return from the park.