Posted on 6:25pm Wednesday 12th Dec 2012
Listed under: Tips and Resources
Today we found A competition for the children to enter. My children love to colour in pictures and are always asking for things to do like this so it was great to sit and do this with them.
Fly Thomas Cook are running a great competition to win a fab Skoot from Worlds Apart. It's easy entry but you need to hurry as it ends at midnight tonight!
Billy talked about the sea and paddling in it and how we must 'go again soon' I think he's right definate trip to the beach needed although I must improve my sandcastles skills by the summer if I want to impress my son.
I've also uploaded our entries to their Facebook page which can be found HERE.
Posted on 8:49pm Monday 26th Nov 2012
Traditional lullabies to help parents and the Appeal
Hello, I’m The Lullaby Queen® a little cartoon with a lot of music and love.
I have produced beautiful, soothing traditional lullaby music for parents and their babies. Well-known tunes such as Rockabye Baby, Brahms’ Lullaby, All Through the Night, sung by me in the genuine style they were originally written and meant to be performed – through simple voice and piano accompaniment, which seems to have been lost. My wish is for parents to rediscover these lovely traditional lullabies and to sing them to their child, as a magical bonding family experience.
To celebrate my recent birth and album launch, I’m supporting the BBC Children In Need Appeal, donating £1 from the sale of my just released 14 song MP3 album The Lullaby Queen® Vol.1 – Dreamland. I am doing a Networkingmummies Members Special Offer of £4.99 (click here for details), normally priced at £7.99. I hope you enjoy them!
Dream songs for sleepy children
With this music I wish to soothe, calm and lull babies and toddlers to sleep and teach parents these beautiful songs, so they may sing along. Similar to how they were hopefully sung to as children. It will help the millions of stressed out, sleep-deprived parents wanting effective lullaby music for their babies and children.
The Lullaby Queen® is committed to fundraising for BBC Children In Need, the BBC's UK corporate charity making a real difference to the lives of children and young people who are disadvantaged all across the UK. Their vision is that every child in the UK has a childhood which is:
I am an independent artist and producer of children’s music. I am not signed to a record label, having funded the project and produced the music myself. Little cartoons just starting out like me have very limited resources to market their music! But my main aim is to promote the BBC Children In Need Appeal and raise as much money for them as possible this year.
Here you can all listen to the song samples and download the MP3 singles and album.
Also look at my fabulous animated video of Mozart’s Little Children: https://www.youtube.com/thelullabyqueenmusic
How I came into being......
Stephanie McNamara, my creator, has brothers, sisters and other family and friends with children. When one of her nephews was born, she tried to find lullabies sung in the traditional way to give as a gift. But what was out there to buy?
Well, it wasn’t the sort of music I would want parents, children and babies to listen to and send them peacefully to sleep. So Stephanie did a little recording of her favourite lullabies from around the world, and created a cute and fun animation of me, singing loving, soothing, beautiful music with my rich, lovely voice.
I, The Lullaby Queen® was conceived. With my classical voice and piano accompaniment I can soothe, calm and create a loving, stress-free environment. My well-known lullabies and songs sung in the traditional way will help parents rediscover these lovely tunes and give them confidence to sing lullabies to their child.
To find out more about me and my fundraising go to: http://thelullabyqueen.com/blogs/news
Lots of love,
The Lullaby Queen®
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