I understand the concept of "baby talk," and why we use sing-song voice talking to the wee ones.
Unfortunately, somebody decided that baby music should sound like baby talk. The songs that are peddled as soothing happy baby music turn out to be miserable synth-instrument melodies of kids tunes. To make things worse, there is occasionally a singer.
Classical music's affect on a baby's brain development may be questionable, but I hypothesize that bad baby music has detrimental effects on the parental brain.
Joshua's sleep does not seem to be affected by music at all at this point, but it is nice to have something playing to help cover any other sounds that might wake him. That music needs to be something that helps him sleep, but helps us keep our sanity.
Here are a few songs that have struck me recently as unexpectedly good lullabies in our playlist...
Sara Groves - Love
Bela Fleck - River (never mind that it is Christmas music)
Lyle Lovett - (lots of choices there) This Travelin' Around
Canadian Brass - Lullaby Rag
Sam Bush - Brilliancy
What are your favorite baby sleeping but parent listening songs?