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43! Songs About Kids and Parenting

Updated on July 19, 2013

Are There Any Songs About Kids / Parenting / Childhood ?

Well, there are hundreds of thousands of them. Many of which, sometimes, hit the strangest of chords inside us through a number of meanings and contexts. This lens an ever growing journal of such songs. My knowledge may be limited on the subject, so feel utterly free to help me by commenting/suggesting. I am starting with the songs I know, and will keep updating the list with the ones you point out.

I promise to keep this page updated with the joy that this world is with music and kids.

To buy some/all of these songs, use the iTunes widget at the bottom of the page!

Do leave a comment or two. Thanks.

Let's Break Some Ice

Before you go any further on this page, get your speakers / plugs all set and fitted and listen to this. If we're talking about parenting, well, this youtube discovery is The Anthem!

Nursery Rhymes' CD

Playing nursery rhymes frequently at home is an effective way of keeping kids interested in interacting and learning. Besides, these rhymes are never outdated. Are they?


This 2 CD pack, as it says, contains 50 most popular nursery rhymes. Some of the songs in this collection are the best versions executed that are out there. This high quality collection keeps the house ringing while kids collect the sounds of their childhood.


'Let Them Be Little' - By Billie Dean

(Suggested by Ladymermaid, one of my favourite lensmasters)

40 (so far) Songs About Kids / Parenting / Childhood

I must reiterate this is an ever-growing list of songs that are in any way possible related to parenting, teaching or - simply - childhood. You can help me with any entry you think is suitable to be put here. Thank you, enjoy.

So far we have 42 tracks listed here. Help me make it a 300 by Christmas.

  1. Over The Rainbow

    Judy Garland || Harold Arlen

  2. Somewhere Over the Rainbow

    Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwo'ole

  3. Father's Way

    Seal (Featured in Pursuit of Happyness)

  4. Like Crazy

    Lee Brice

  5. Father's Love

    Gary Valenciano

  6. Father's Song

    Matt Redman

  7. U.F.O.


  8. Yesterdays


  9. Wherever You Will Go

    Charlene Soraia

  10. Yahweh


  11. 1983

    John Mayer

  12. Thank God For Kids

    Oak Ridge Boys

  13. Beautiful Little Girl

    Cheri Keaggy

  14. Through The Eyes Of My Father

    Brianna Haynes

  15. Help Pour Out The Rain

    Buddy Jewel

  16. Don't Tell Mama I Was Drinking

    Gary Allan

  17. Don't Give Up On Me

    Jason Aldean

  18. You'll Always Be My Baby

    Sara Evans

  19. You Raise Me Up


  20. Precious Child

    Andy Park

  21. Not Myself

    John Mayer

  22. When We Were Young

    Take That

  23. Blurry

    Puddle of Mudd

  24. Child's Song

    Tom Rush

  25. Always Love You

    Tori Kelly

  26. Dear Mama


  27. Mother to Child

    Rosita Stone

  28. A Mother's Love

    Jim Brickman

  29. Hailey's Song


  30. Still My Child

    Mary Mary

  31. Let Them Be Little

    Billie Dean

  32. The House That Built Me

    Miranda Lambert

  33. Time of Your Life


  34. A Child Is Born


  35. Dream On


  36. I Believe I Can Fly

    R Kelly

  37. The Walk

    Sawyer Brown

  38. The Reasons I Teach

    Jack Hartmann

  39. Mockingbird


  40. Sweet Child O' Mine

    Guns N' Roses

  41. The Only Living Boy in New York

    (Paul) Simon & Garfunkel

  42. You're Gonna Miss This

    Trace Adkins

  43. Thirteen

    Elliott Smith

More Songs..

Butterfly Kisses
Bob CarlisleI came across this beautiful song on September 2, '12 simply while searching for more songs. Just figured out that till the date I had missed this great song.. It's a really emotional one so beware my beloved sensitive readers.
My favorite line from this song is -
"I know the cake looks funny, daddy, but I sure tried.."

Elton John
And this, on the other hand, can be a great song to listen to while conceiving.:)

Barney!! The Growing Up Song

'Thank God for Kids' - By Oak Ridge Boys

(Suggested by 'EGH')

'You're Gonna Miss This' - By Trace Adkins

(Suggested by 'EGH')

And bury me with comments and criticism!

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      sakshibali 3 years ago

      Hey! I just saw "mocking bird" by Eminem. I am his fan! but though it is not for kids. A lot cussing. But you should definitely add "Hailie's song" by eminem.

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      sunny saib 4 years ago

      Wow.. Just tried all the songs recommended by you guys. Thanks a lot. :) [ Adding.. ]

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      i hardly think mockingbird by eminem is child friendly though

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      For those expecting or trying for children..

      Rockabye by Carrie Catherine

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Thank god for kids by the Oak Ridge Boys

      The walk by Sawyer Brown

      You're gonna miss this by Trace Adkins

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      Lorelei Cohen 5 years ago from Canada

      Let them be little by Billie Dean. It says it all.

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      latishaalford 5 years ago

      Thanks for sharing your songs

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      johnsja 5 years ago

      Great lens. Thanks for sharing.

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      sunny saib 5 years ago

      @DeepaVenkitesh LM: Thank you. That would be nice :)

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      DeepaVenkitesh LM 5 years ago

      a lovely lens, thanks, i will tweet for my friends to share.