Top 10 Songs About Parenthood
If you are a parent it probably goes without saying that this journey raising children is no walk in the park. Parenthood is filled with lessons for both our children and ourselves as the parents. It comes with challenges no one could have warned us about and decisions we never thought we’d have to make.
Our children are so worth every sacrifice and as a parent we would take any challenge, tough decision and hard lesson over and over again if it meant our children were safe, happy and cared for. Today on our list we have 10 songs that talk about a lot of this same stuff. These songs share the challenges of parenting but remind us of the beauty of the journey.
As many of you prepare to send your children into the new school year, some off to college and others into new life stages we hope these songs will encourage you. Be warned they may also make you a bit emotional.
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You Can Always Come Home By: Andrew Peterson
“I love you today and I love you tomorrow. I love you as deep as the sea. I love you in joy and I love you in sorrow. You can always come home to me.”
You’re the Best Song By: Bethany Dillon (feat. Shane Barnard)
“I'm learning that in the long hard days there is beauty. Do you know my favorite place to see it it's when I look at you.”
Keep You Safe By: JJ Heller
“My love is a light driving away all of your fear. So don't be afraid remember I made a promise to keep you safe.”
Always By: Seventh Day Slumber
“I’ll never find the words to say how beautiful you are, my son and everyday that this life brings you have to know how much you’re loved.”
Good By: Dave Barnes
“I can hear her laughing in the kitchen and the sounds of little footsteps on the stairs. I’ve got all I’ll ever need: a wife, a home, a family and I thank God for all those answered prayers.”
Slow Down By: Nichole Nordeman
“Slow down. Won't you stay here a minute more. I know you want to walk through the door but it's all too fast let's make it last a little while.”
Paving the Runway (You’re Gonna Fly) By: JJ Heller
“If ever your wings, are tired and broken things can't see through the tears in your eyes. Baby, I'll be paving the runway 'cause I know that one day you're gonna fly.”
Find Your Wings By: Mark Harris
“I pray that God would fill your heart with dreams and that faith gives you the courage to dare to do great things.”
What I Never Knew I Always Wanted By: Carrie Underwood
“Never pictured myself singing lullabies sitting in a rocking chair in the middle of the night. In the quiet, in the dark you're stealing every bit of my heart with your daddy's eyes. What a sweet surprise.”
Cinderella By: Steven Curtis Chapman
“So I will dance with Cinderella while she is here in my arms 'cause I know something the prince never knew. Oh I will dance with Cinderella I don't want to miss even one song.”
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