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#1 fran123

Posted 02 May 2012 - 08:13 PM

Can anyone recommend a good CD to help put my DS4 to sleep?  
He has just started requesting music before he goes to sleep to help him settle and I don't really have any ideas.  Doesn't have to be a childrens CD.

#2 belinda1976

Posted 02 May 2012 - 08:18 PM

My girls are 5.5 and almost 4 and they still have music at bedtime.

They have been listening to Music for Dreaming since birth and still do.... it even puts me to sleep  wub.gif

You can have a quick listen here.

You can also buy it from iTunes too.

Edited by belinda1976, 02 May 2012 - 08:19 PM.

#3 fran123

Posted 02 May 2012 - 08:40 PM

Thanks, that's really lovely.

#4 Razman

Posted 02 May 2012 - 08:44 PM

QUOTE (belinda1976 @ 02/05/2012, 08:18 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
My girls are 5.5 and almost 4 and they still have music at bedtime.

They have been listening to Music for Dreaming since birth and still do.... it even puts me to sleep wub.gif

You can have a quick listen here.

You can also buy it from iTunes too.
We're the same. DS is almost 4.

#5 *JJ*

Posted 02 May 2012 - 08:45 PM

We are currently using (dd nearly 5) babiesgo.........there are different artists/band made into instumentals.
We have Credence, Abba, Guns'n'Roses, Pearl Jam. There are lots to choose from.

#6 janeway

Posted 02 May 2012 - 08:53 PM

My kids have also listened to music to sleep since they were born. I have playlists made for them of some of my favorite/meaningful songs. Some general ideas are Cat Stevens, Frank Sinatra, Michael Buble, The Beatles. They also have started to listen to podcasts to get to sleep - there are some great kids ones you can get on iTunes.

The child are centre I did my placement at used an Enya cd for nap time.

#7 shelly1

Posted 05 May 2012 - 08:11 PM

We use Music for Dreaming or Dinosnores (I find downloading them cheaper). Dinosnores have guided meditation then music at the end and there is a Fairy or dinosaur theme - they are very cute and relaxing

#8 ComradeBob

Posted 05 May 2012 - 08:14 PM

I've always just had ABC Classic FM on the radio in DDs room.

#9 Bec .

Posted 05 May 2012 - 08:51 PM

+ music for dreaming. It is wonderful, so relaxing.

#10 Kay1

Posted 05 May 2012 - 09:00 PM

If you wanted something a bit different we love the Giles Andreae books on cd - read by Hugh Laurie. They are a story but accompanied by music and at the end is a long piece of relaxing music.

We also have a cd called Sweet Dreams for Baby which they listened to for years - DH and I swear it wore a track in our brains as we'd hear it over the monitor day and night!!

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