Wednesday, January 04, 2006

Lullaby Songs

风呀你要轻轻的吹,鸟呀你要低低的飞,我家小宝宝已经要睡了。 宝宝的眼睛像妈妈,宝宝的眉毛像爸爸,宝宝的鼻子呢又像爸来又像妈。 快睡吧,妈妈的小娃娃,睡醒带你去玩耍,玩耍玩到外婆家! This is the first song that we sing to Wien & Lyon when they are baby. I sing it when put them to sleep; either day time or night time. I did this because my MIL started it. She sings to them since they are newborn. I can say both my FIL & MIL love singing, FIL also a choir member, his group ever has presentation in China, Sabah, Sarawak before, no play-play and not kara-oke type though. But those songs not suitable for me either. Ok, back to lullaby song. I learn through MIL, when Wien is a newborn; she keeps repeating the same song until Wien asleep. I think everyone will also can sing too if listen too many times..hehe…me even can sing during sleeping too!! During that time, Wien likes to cry, refuse to sleep too, so MIL keep singing & patting her till she sleep. I can say she prefers ma-ma more than mummy….quite sad too! According to my hubby, her mum, my MIL sang this song to them too while they are small, so this song had been passed to 2 generations liao! I am sure I will sing it to my grand-kids too! I am also singing others song to them, be English or Chinese song. They love them too! Wien love singing, she can sing well after few practice, maybe influence by us..since we had been singing so many songs to her. I recall when she slept in sarong, when she can talk, she will request us to sing some particular songs pulak, we have to sing that song ! If not, she will not 罢休! My mum ever say why I am wasting my time on singing to them to sleep, they will sleep too even without any singing. But I never regret on singing to them, although sometimes I did feel tired on singing but I feel proud when they start singing back to me, like what Wien do now. 有功劳才有收获! Do you sing to your baby?

7 comments:

Egghead said...

we sing all the time when we are in the car! I think singing will help them to speak more fluently :)

Sue said...

I just love singing to my baby :) Ever since he is born, I sing to him whenever he sleeps and during car trips :)

Zara's Mama said...

Haha, me too, I like singing to Zara..

Esp when she's tired in the car and starts fretting and just the two of us in the car. I can't carry her, so mah sing to her loh.

And like Wien, now she knows how to select her own song. Asked her sing this ok or not, if she likes, she'll say Uh. If she doesn't, she'll shake her head. Very difficult to Fook-si now.

Tracy said...

I had been singing and playing the disc (children's songs) to Destinee since she was in my tummy. Sometimes she will want me to sing her to sleep. Just hum a song without lyrics and have been humming it since she was a baby and she knows how to hum the song too. At one time she even ask me to sing 'Dai Cheong Kum' but I just hum the song.

mom2ashley said...

yes i do sing to ashley! i sing to her every single day!

Jesslyn said...

To All:
Looks like modern parents (like us...keke)nowadays love to sing to baby ya...Good, happy to hear this too!

jazzmint said...

I only know a few songs, so every nite sing the same one :P. Chinese I sing 2 little tigers hahaha, do action somemore