43! Songs About Kids and Parenting
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.
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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 Besides, these rhymes are never outdated.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.
- Over The Rainbow
Judy Garland || Harold Arlen
- Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwo'ole
- Father's Way
Seal (Featured in Pursuit of Happyness)
- Like Crazy
- Father's Love
- Father's Song
- Wherever You Will Go
- Thank God For Kids
Oak Ridge Boys
- Beautiful Little Girl
- Through The Eyes Of My Father
- Help Pour Out The Rain
- Don't Tell Mama I Was Drinking
- Don't Give Up On Me
- You'll Always Be My Baby
- You Raise Me Up
- Precious Child
- Not Myself
- When We Were Young
Puddle of Mudd
- Child's Song
- Always Love You
- Dear Mama
- Mother to Child
- A Mother's Love
- Hailey's Song
- Still My Child
- Let Them Be Little
- The House That Built Me
- Time of Your Life
- A Child Is Born
- Dream On
- I Believe I Can Fly
- The Walk
- The Reasons I Teach
- Sweet Child O' Mine
Guns N' Roses
- The Only Living Boy in New York
(Paul) Simon & Garfunkel
- You're Gonna Miss This
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.."
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!