This post is underwritten by Rory’s Little Lullaby, the perfect bedtime songs for any little one.
I will do anything to get my daughter to sleep even if it’s singing bedtime songs every night. I have tried it all – the rocking, the swaying, the bribery, the crying it out method, and the list goes on and on. I have found out that she loves to sing! I will never turn down the opportunity to sing bedtime songs with my daughter. It’s some of the sweetest moments that we have together and what is perfect is that she is too young to realize my horrible singing. Poor girl!
I love music, but singing “Jingle Bells” numerous times over gets old and “Rock a bye baby” freaks me out! Have you ever actually listened to the words of that song and yes, we are still singing Christmas songs a month later.
It’s okay to sing new songs to soothe your children. Hopefully, your voice is somewhat pleasant to listen to, but if it isn’t don’t worry because I have you covered with a talented singer named Rory. Her voice is so soothing and calm that I envision birds flying and flocking to be next to her when she sings… similar to Snow White and Cinderella.
Kids are precious little angels when they are sleeping, aren’t they?
My favorite bedtime songs to sing to my little one
A classic, no doubt.
“On the day that you were born, the angels got together
And decided to create a dream come true
So they sprinkled moon dust in your hair
Of gold and starlight in your eyes of blue”
I remember singing this song with my mom when I was younger. Every time I hear a Carpenters song I automatically think of my childhood. Great memories and hearing this song now has a whole new meaning to me as a new mom. This song is featured on the newly released Little Lullaby CD. There are so many great songs on this album.
You think a song about a spider would freak out my child, but she loves singing it.
You are My Sunshine
“You are my sunshine, my only sunshine
You make me happy when skies are grey
You never know, dear, how much I love you
Please don’t take my sunshine away”
My mom sang this song to me all the time. It’s one of my favorite songs and I always try to sing it to Reese as much as possible because she makes me happy when skies are gray.
Jesus Loves Me
This message is a great daily reminder for all of us.
The Alphabet Song
Singing A-B-C’s over and over can’t hurt, right?
“Somewhere over the rainbow
Way up high
There’s a land that I heard of
Once in a lullaby
Somewhere over the rainbow
Skies are blue
And the dreams that you dare to dream
Really do come true”
This song makes me happy every time I hear this classic tune.
When your vocal cords need a rest, let Rory take over
A recording artist and songwriter of children’s music for many years, Rory is the former host of TLC’s television program “Rory’s Place.” She has also done duets with artists like Carol Burnett and Jason Alexander.
Rory’s new CD, “Little Lullaby,” features original songs and covers of hits by artist like James Taylor and The Carpenters, as well as a family favorite featured on “Sesame Street.” It is a compilation of sweet tunes that will carry babies and young children off to dreamland. Primarily geared toward babies and children ages six and under, the CD is available for purchase on Amazon and iTunes, and on CDBaby, where all of the songs can be sampled. Download single songs or the whole album and sample each song for free. Follow Rory’s Little Songs on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.
What are your favorite bedtime songs to sing to your kids?