25 episodes

Lullabies are far cooler and more important than you may realise. The most important thing is that they are sung by YOU.  Think you can’t sing? Don’t know what to sing? Don’t know why it is important you DO sing? Then Lullaby: The First Steps is the podcast for you.

Lullabies have been part of all human cultures for centuries, and  babies want to hear YOUR voice, not a recording. Babies don’t care if can’t sing in tune. Your voice is familiar and that is enough.

Lullaby: The First Steps will gently guide you through how to sing lullabies from all over the world while you learn about the benefits that come from this for both you and the baby in your life.

Lullaby: The First Steps Podcast Marie van Gend in association with Morgan Media

    • Parenting
    • 4.9, 39 Ratings

Lullabies are far cooler and more important than you may realise. The most important thing is that they are sung by YOU.  Think you can’t sing? Don’t know what to sing? Don’t know why it is important you DO sing? Then Lullaby: The First Steps is the podcast for you.

Lullabies have been part of all human cultures for centuries, and  babies want to hear YOUR voice, not a recording. Babies don’t care if can’t sing in tune. Your voice is familiar and that is enough.

Lullaby: The First Steps will gently guide you through how to sing lullabies from all over the world while you learn about the benefits that come from this for both you and the baby in your life.

    S1E23: Arapaho Lullaby

    S1E23: Arapaho Lullaby

    Ep23: Arapaho Lullaby. From the American Indian people of the Arapaho tribe in Montana, this cradle song or‘ sleepsong’ has been passed down through many generations, and was sung to babies while they were on their mother’s back or being swung in their cradleboard.

    • 14 min
    S1E22: Lullaby for Henry

    S1E22: Lullaby for Henry

    Lullaby for Henry. Dedicated to my new great-nephew, Henry, this is my first original lullaby. It is inspired by a beautiful Golden Cloak ritual we used to use for my son Robbie, to keep away bad dreams.

    • 14 min
    S1E21: The Gartan Mother's Lullaby

    S1E21: The Gartan Mother's Lullaby

    Ep21: The Gartan Mother’s Lullaby. An old Irish lullaby written by Herbert Hughes and Joseph Campbell. It includes Fairy Queens and other mythical characters, with a beautiful lilting Irish melody.

    • 17 min
    S1E20: Ho Ho Watanay

    S1E20: Ho Ho Watanay

    Ep20: Ho Ho Watanay. A lullaby from the Iroquois people of Quebec, Canada. In Iroquois, French and English!

    • 11 min
    S1E19: Hushabye Mountain

    S1E19: Hushabye Mountain

    Ep19:  Hushabye Mountain. Written by the Sherman brothers for the musical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang it has lyrics and a melody that will soothe us all in these difficult times.

    • 18 min
    S1E18: Nangari Lullaby in the Darag Dalang language

    S1E18: Nangari Lullaby in the Darag Dalang language

    Ep 18: Nangari Lullaby in the Darag Dalang language by Aunty Jacinta Tobin. Earth dreaming, beautiful too

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
39 Ratings

39 Ratings

BossBinka ,

Love it!

Really soothing even for me, a woman with no babies!
I do have a niece & nephew with whom I only speak in Italian, would be fabulous if you could share an Italian nursery rhyme in coming episodes :)

LHBfans ,

Truly wonderful

It’s so important to sing to children.

Koonabarrabran ,

The most beautiful podcast

I’ve always believed in music for children but I underestimated the power of singing to my baby in utero. Singing along to this
Podcast makes me quite emotional and in touch with my baby, who is not even with us yet! Thank you for bringing the gift of music to all of us, no matter what our abilities.

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