Your little one is fresh from the bath, wrapped in soft pajamas, tucked in their cozy baby bassinet crib —and completely wide awake. Luckily, nursery rhymes and baby go hand-in-hand. Need a refresher? Relearn the classic baby lyrics that remind you of your own childhood or brush up on baby lyrics with a funny tilt—and prepare for that megawatt smile from your little one.
Sleep like a baby? But an old-fashioned remedy can help: the lullaby. Nearly any song — regardless of lyrics and melody — can be re-imagined as a lullaby. Still, some songs seem to particularly lend themselves to sending baby off to dreamland. This classic nursery rhyme is believed to date back to 18th-century England though it may have originated in America. Theories abound as to the meaning of the mysterious and ominous! And while the notion of a falling cradle may not seem very restful, this melody has lulled babies to sleep and weathered the test of time. This classic Beatles song written by John Lennon for his son Julian is peaceful and soothing. Think of "Good Night" as an audio take on the classic bedtime story Goodnight Moon.
Looking for a sweet lullaby for your little one? We rounded up the 14 best bedtime songs for sleepy kids and parents. Give them a try when words fail you. Up above the world so high, Like a diamond in the sky! A beloved lullaby and a hit song for musicians like Ray Charles and Bing Crosby, this melancholy tune has a memorably sentimental chorus:. Adele's ballads make for surprisingly great sing-along songs.
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