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Routine

Forget about it. It's not going to happen in the first three months. You need SLEEP! Once your baby is three months old, start documenting when he sleeps, naps, feeds, and plays. You will start seeing a pattern, so all you have to do it maintain it. That's the routine. Once the baby is ready to go outside, within the routine you add the outside time. Maybe it's at 10:30 where you take the baby to the park to feed the ducks, or walk around the block. Always talk out loud, saying things like the name of the neighbor who lives next door, or count how many ducks are out, etc. This is also therapeutic for you and gets you to get out of the house.

Here's an article on the subject: Starting the Right Schedule

Nighttime routine should fall along the lines of feeding, bath, book reading. Yes, read a book to your infant! The sound of your voice is soothing and he will always expect it. Soon he will start viewing the pictures in the book as you read it. Emergent literacy is so very important.
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