Music from Parents to Children

Good songs for children

Music has always been an important part of our lives. It is a beautiful way of expressing one’s feelings and emotions. Some people choose music to escape from the sadness, problems, or pain that they are going through. Of course, it can also help strengthen relationships, such as the bond that exists between parents and children. Therefore, we decided to show you how you can bring music to your child with a couple of our favorite songs that we think you’re going to love.

Learning with music

For children, music is often a part of their education, whether it be in the form of an alphabet song, or a song to learn some vocabulary words. It is said that music is one of the best solutions for your brain to quickly register information, thus why we remember lyrics so easily. These are some examples of songs for learning:

1. “Head Shoulders Knees and Toes”

The song generally has one verse which is “head, shoulders, knees and toes” with an exciting melody. It is a good song to learn some vocabulary and the names of various body parts. It can be used for fun exercise as well because the kids can dance while singing and pointing at the different body parts as they come during the song.

2. “ Wash your Hands Song”

This song teaches kids how to wash their hands with a cheerful melody. It invites the children to think about what they should do after they’re finished playing. It shows the brief process of how to wash hands properly as well.

Songs to Express Parents’ Feelings to Children

Music is often used as a tool to express feelings. The meanings or the messages in songs are conveyed through powerful lyrics. As for the parents, their love for their children is unconditional and keeps growing throughout the years. Becoming a parent makes you learn about selfless love and unconditional devotion. Sometimes, putting those feelings into words is not enough. Here are a few recommended songs to express your feelings toward your children.

1. “Never Grow up” by Taylor Swift

It is about Taylor herself moving out of her parent’s house. Then she realizes that it is not like home and it is quite scary. Also, she said that every time she sees little girls who are7 or 8 years old, she always wants to tell them all of this.

2. “Beautiful Boy” by John Lennon

It is claimed that this song is about his son, Sean. The song starts with John comforting his son from what we assume, is a nightmare. Then it continues by describing his love for his son and how happy he is being with him.

3. “Father and Daughter” by Paul Simon.

This song was written for Paul’s daughter, Lulu. In the lyrics, he said that he cannot guarantee there is nothing scary in this world. However, as a father, he will always protect her and will be by her side watching her grow up. Thereafter, he expresses that his love for his daughter is greater than anything: “There could never be a father who loves his daughter more than I do”.

4. “In My Daughter’s Eyes” by Martina McBride

The song explains what it feels like to be a mother. In her daughter’s perspective, she is like a hero who is strong, wise, and fearless. The daughter sees the goodness in her but in Martina’s point of view, it is her daughter who gave her strength. Her little baby girl is the one coming to her rescue and makes her smile. She understands the meaning of life because of her daughter.

5. “A Mother like You” by JJ Heller

It is a song about how the singer wants to become a good mother like her own mom was. The singer expresses how her mother took care of her and that when she was sad, her mom would always comfort her, like a best friend. The singer knows that it is not easy to raise a child and she thinks that the world will be better if everyone has a mother like her own.

What are the best lullaby songs for your baby?

Lullabies are proven to lull babies to sleep. It can also strengthen the bond between children and parents at a very young age. The following are examples of lullaby songs that are pretty popular and that we think your baby is gonna love:

1. “ Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” by Jane Taylor

This song is about the thoughts of the child who wonders about the stars. The child says that the stars come out and twinkle. Moreover, even if the sky is dark, the child can still see the stars through the curtain from his room. This song invites the children to imagine, and finally fall asleep as they listen to the relaxing tune.

2. “Hush Little Babies”

The song is a traditional lullaby that was written in the Southern United States. The lyrics are talking about a mother promising her child to get a reward if he or she remains silent. For example, the mother sings: “Hush, Apple dumplings, don’t say a word, sister’s gonna buy you a Mockingbird”.

With these cute songs, you will be able to share your love for your children through music. On that note, have fun listening to these songs, we hope your little ones will enjoy them.


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