One modern classic is “Love of My Life” by Carly Simon. She wrote this song for her children, and it’s affection, heartfelt lyrics from mother to child are timeless. “Warm and Tender” by Olivia Newton-John is a beautiful song she wrote for her daughter, Chloe, that may just make you tear up, but it’s also fun and has a great sound that kids will enjoy.
Add fun to the list with “Everything Reminds Me of My Dog” by Jane Siberry. This novelty song is so joyful in its unabashed celebration of the love that the singer feels for her dog, and it’s sure to delight any child who has a canine companion. “Ben” by Michael Jackson is another terrific, unusual song about other types of love; Jennifer Love Hewitt also did a nice cover of it.
“The Greatest Love of All” by Whitney Houston is a powerful tune with a message children need to hear: love yourself. If you’re mourning the loss of the powerful singer, you’re not alone. Millions of other fans are also finding ways to cope with this loss. Celebrate her life and her music by enjoying the songs she passionately created.
Some other must-add songs for the list include “The Real Thing” by Kenny Loggins, “Tiny Dancer” by Elton John, and “Let Me Be Your Teddy Bear” by Elvis Presley.