Post # 1
My son (6.5 months) and I listen to a lot of music together. If you listen to music with your baby have you noticed what kind of music they tend to like?
Today I discovered that my son loves Afrobeat music (a genre I never personally listened to before). He also loves music played with a kalimba or piano. I use a piano based lullaby album to put him to sleep at night.
Post # 2
My 7 month old will immediately stop crying the second I start singing baba black sheep, he LOVES IT. it’s adorable xx
Post # 3
aww my son immediately stops crying when a song called “my truck” by breland comes on. I used to like the song but now we’ve played it so much that I hate it. Which is why I’ve been searching for new music.
It’s so amazing how music can turn a baby’s mood around instantly. I can’t say it does the same for me. Even if it’s a song I really love lol.
Post # 4
This is really funny, because I was just talking to my friend about this. My kids both love music, but we listen to music daily and basically all day (thanks, Alexa!). My oldest tends to like anything– but he always lights up for things that have a cool beat to them like The Weeknd, Lady Gaga, Post Malone, Bruno Mars, Justin Timberlake, ACDC, GnR, etc. He’s 2 so I should prob start to censor it a little but whatevs– I listen to it so he follows suit. My youngest is 10mo and he likes typical nursery songs, anything I sing to him he enjoys– not because I have a great singing voice but because he just finds it entertaining. We also listen to a lot of instrumental stuff, Disney songs, different genres, musicals, movie soundtracks, etc
Post # 5
My 6.5mo old daughter LOVES the Beatles! She also likes old Motown stuff! The new stuff shes not as into, but she did love “I want a hippopotamus for Christmas” soo…
Post # 6
I wonder how much our baby’s preferences are based on us and what we listen to and how much is them developing their own taste. Everything my son likes tends to be music I also enjoy.
Post # 7
Baby Shark is still a big hit. Hes getting older now so hes trying to learn the actions.
Post # 8
We mostly do Raffi as the songs are short so change up frequently which helps keep my son engaged. We only really listen to music in the car and if he’s fussing he quiets as soon as Raffi comes on. I think because he now associates the car with music, if we’re driving and not listening to music (e.g. if i’m trying to listen to a podcast) he’ll start singing to himself in the back of the car. It’s adorable. Usually I cave at that point and turn on the music for him lol
Post # 9
Casper Babypants is a big hit in this house
Post # 10
when my daughter, now 3, was an infant the only song that would get her to stop crying in the car was perfect by ed sheeran.
my son , now 4, has loved beatles music since he was a baby.
we do more kids songs now that they have preferences, like disney songs for my daughter and pj masks songs for my son.
but some non kid favorites are damo -indigo girls, i want to hold you hand – beatles, stop in the name of love -supremes, have it all – jason mraz, hold out your hand – brandi carlise. just to name a few on their playlist.
and if you want to play name that tune with my son, he’ll get them on the 1st or 2nd beat of songs on his playlist. he knows most words, he learns really well through song.
Post # 11
My son would not take a paci at all, and the absolute only thing that would make him stop crying were lullabies. Didn’t matter if we were at home, in the car, etc. When he was inconsolable we’d turn them on and he’s get quiet right away. I just downloaded a random lullaby app and everyone in our family had the app…haha.
Post # 12
My 2 year old is sooo random with the music she likes. My husband is a classical musician so she’s been exposed to that since she was in utero, and it definitely seemed to soothe her esp when she was a baby. She loves a few songs from Hamilton but hates others. We’ll be in a store or something and they’ll be playing random music that she ignores, but then all of a sudden a new song comes on and she starts boogeying lol. I can never predict what’s gonna get her groovin.
In terms of kid music, she loooves anything by the Cedarmont Kids on Amazon Music. Also loves Moana.
Before her nap and bedtime, we have this lullaby we sing and the second we start singing it to her, it’s like she becomes hypnotized. Puts her head on our shoulder and you can just feel her little body relaxing while we sing it.