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Thursday, February 25, 2010

Mommy Moments- Songs from a Mom's Heart

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I missed writing here at Mommy Moments and decided to write before I leave back to the Phil. next week. Time is so fast that I will be leaving my hubby behind and continue to work. This week's theme is "Songs from a Mom's Heart" and I've got some songs.

When my first son was born, (14 years ago) he cried a lot and when I sing songs for him, he gradually fall asleep. I usually sing "Sa Ugoy ng Duyan" which is my favorite song when I joined the singing group known as Glee Club in our university. From then on, I decided to compose a song for my son in our own dialect. Here's the lyric in Ilonggo...

Sleep, sleep my baby Em-em ( my son's nickname)
Sleep, sleep my baby Em-em
Sleep na ang baby ko
Sleep na ang baby ko

After 8 years, AJ was born and Still remember the song and the tune. So I sang again for AJ, I just change the name of Em-em to AJ. And still he loved it. I also sang "Sing a Rainbow", here's the lyrics...

Red, and yellow, and pink, and green
Purple, and orange, and blue
I can sing a rainbow, sing a rainbow
Sing a rainbow too.
AJ loves this song too, and until now when I sing it, he would sing with me. I love those days. Now they're grown ups and I still long to hug and kiss them like when they were still a baby. Mommy Moments is indeed the right place to share Mommy's experiences, trials and triumphs. Wanna join?


gracia February 25, 2010 at 6:04 AM  

very early post ha... busy for tomorrow?

His Unfailing Love February 25, 2010 at 6:06 AM  

@ Gracia,

Was thinking to prepare for my trip back to Pinas, kaya nag post ako ngayon...

Willa February 25, 2010 at 8:05 AM  

I used to make up a song and use my sons name and they love it!

sweetytots February 25, 2010 at 9:19 AM  

i love the ugoy ng duyan too, i use to sing that to my baby too.. I have my entry here

Sam D. February 25, 2010 at 11:21 AM  

that was all nice cute songs. Have a safe trip friend. But favor before you go back, can you please vote for my daughter? here's the link:
or you can check it in my web page. thank you

Mel Alarilla February 25, 2010 at 3:16 PM  

Very nostalgic naman itong post mo. Parang nakikita kitang medyo namumula ang mata sa pagalaala nang mga nakaraan mong experiences sa pagpapatulog sa dalawa mong anak. Maganda talaga yung Rainbow Song. Paborito ko rin yun . Mabilis lumaki ang mga bata at halos hindi mo maramdaman ay malaki na pala sila at may sari sarili nang buhay. Thanks for the post. God bless you all always.

Anonymous,  February 25, 2010 at 3:26 PM  

My hubby is Ilonggo and he'd sing the native version to our son as a lullaby 7 years ago :) Its a really nice song, actually.

Have a safe trip back to the Philippines! Brace yourself for the heat, though :(

jo.attalife February 25, 2010 at 4:25 PM  

That's so cute!!! I wasn't that musically-gifted enough, so I'd just change pronouns into my sons' names. Funny when the syllable count didn't match, there'd be squeezing and stretching out names, LOL.
Please click here for mine.

More Than Words February 25, 2010 at 4:45 PM  

How very sweet!! My kids loved it when I sang to them.

HIs Unfailing Love February 25, 2010 at 7:08 PM  

Thank you Willa for the comments. blessings.

HIs Unfailing Love February 25, 2010 at 7:08 PM  

@Sweetytots. thanks for the comment, blessings to you and your daughter...

HIs Unfailing Love February 25, 2010 at 7:09 PM  

Thanks to Mel and Sam, you had been here to visit always, blessings!

Sarah February 25, 2010 at 7:10 PM  

To Alicia, Judy and Atta, I'm blessed to know you all, thanks a lot for being my friends here.

Hazel February 25, 2010 at 10:28 PM  

When we become Mommies we also become composers :)) How creative is that! Happy MM and have a safe trip to PI. I'm flying over too in May.

pipay February 26, 2010 at 5:30 AM  

just visiting and reading. nice

chris adventures February 26, 2010 at 7:13 AM  

Hhehe kadungog ko ana nga song heheh. Thanks for sharing Phebs. Mine is also up...

Cecile February 26, 2010 at 10:00 AM  

that is so kakaiyak naman :-)

here is mine:

Personalized Sketches and Sentiments February 26, 2010 at 9:32 PM  

How cute and special to have a song just for your children. It would be great to have a video clip of you singing it, so that we can hear!

Blessings & Aloha!
Oh did I tell you I have an award for you at my place. Even if you may be an award free blog or may have had this one passed on to you before...but I just wanted to let you know that I was thinking of you :o)

Chris February 27, 2010 at 5:28 AM  

its really cool that you can make up your own songs.. i wish i can do that!

Unknown February 27, 2010 at 7:25 PM  

Nice song mommy sarah, and the second song also is great, your son can learn colors in taht song.

Azumi's Mom ★ February 27, 2010 at 10:05 PM  

me too, nagcocompose din ako ng mga songs (which is lagi ko naman nakakalimutan lol), di ko kasi mga memorize halos mga baby songs. Thanks for sharing =)

happy trip pala next week... relax ka lang pag uwi mo pinas ha =)


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