International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

The Effects of Pakistani Mother’s Lullabies
Shaista Jabeen, Shahida Perveen

The bond between a mother and children is the most precious and beautiful in this world. The love, care and protection that a mother could give to her children, cannot be replaced by any other relation. The calm and secure as a child feels in the mother’s arms, cannot be replaced and no one can soothe him/her in that way. Mothers from ancient times and in the whole world use to sung lullabies to make children asleep. The lullabies sung by Pakistani mother’s at the children bed time contains their love, prays and wishes about the child ,information about their religion, short stories of heroes and praise of social relations especially those who belongs to mother’s side . Children while listening lullabies have a calm and deep sleep. They feel themselves safe and protective while hearing their mother voice. They are able to understand the rhythm, music and emotions of mother, this understanding at such an early age develops a strong association among mother and child. Mostly the content of lullabies passed from generation to generation and it keep the generations connected with their ancestors. Listening lullabies enhances child’s brain capability and they grow more active and brilliant. Singing bed time songs for children also relax the mother’s. They feel themselves more energetic and positive.

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