lullabies

Are Pop Songs the New Lullaby?

by 21stcenturymummy on February 25, 2010

Lullaby: A Beautiful and Soothing Collection of Night Time Songs for Children and Grown Ups

At the end of last year, we heard how nursery rhymes were going out of fashion as you can read here on ParentDish. Now it’s the Lullaby that could fade away into a distant memory. In the news last week, parents are more likely to sing pop songs or TV theme tunes than lullabies to their children at bedtime according to research:

  • Almost nine in ten (88%) British parents sing and play pop songs or TV theme tunes
  • A third (29%) said they sing or play sound tracks from children’s movies.

I’m not one of them. When it comes to bed time we sing nursery rhymes. In a bid to ensure the age old Lullaby will not be forgotten, Sophie Barker from Grammy Award-nominated Zero 7 (who I love!) has recorded Lullaby: A Beautiful and Soothing Collection of Night Time Songs for Children and Grown Ups[click to continue…]

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Are Pop Songs the New Lullaby?

by 21stcenturymummy on February 25, 2010

Lullaby: A Beautiful and Soothing Collection of Night Time Songs for Children and Grown Ups

At the end of last year, we heard how nursery rhymes were going out of fashion as you can read here on ParentDish. Now it’s the Lullaby that could fade away into a distant memory. In the news last week, parents are more likely to sing pop songs or TV theme tunes than lullabies to their children at bedtime according to research:

  • Almost nine in ten (88%) British parents sing and play pop songs or TV theme tunes
  • A third (29%) said they sing or play sound tracks from children’s movies.

I’m not one of them. When it comes to bed time we sing nursery rhymes. In a bid to ensure the age old Lullaby will not be forgotten, Sophie Barker from Grammy Award-nominated Zero 7 (who I love!) has recorded Lullaby: A Beautiful and Soothing Collection of Night Time Songs for Children and Grown Ups[click to continue…]

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Music for babies – Lullaby by Sophie Barker

November 1, 2009

This is one CD that worked when my daughter was a baby and I can’t recommend it enough. And yes, we tried many! It had an amazing calming effect on her at night and would send her off sleep.  It worked in the car too. Sophie Barker’s voice is very soothing (I didn’t realise until now […]

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