Watch This Baby’s Extremely Emotional Reaction To Her Mother's Singing
What a priceless video. Nothing is stronger than the bond between mother and child. This certainly rings true at the Leroux household in Ontario, Canada. Their daughter, Mary-Lynne Leroux, loves one of her mom's songs so much, it sends her into floods of tears, every time she hears it.
Mother Amanda told Storyful: “No one can explain why not even I. I can sing any other song and do not get the same reaction from her. It’s too adorable to keep all to ourselves.”
This little girl must feel a really special connection with this song, who knows why this is the most emotional song for her. All we know is that this baby girl is so adorable. You can't take your eyes off her and her mother’s singing is just so beautiful!
We wonder if this little girl will continue to find this emotional as she continues to get older. Only time will tell! The love of a mother is so special and you can tell this mother loves her little girl very much. And it's probably just a natural reflex, but babies do have a way of letting their moms know that they enjoy the sound of their voice.
You can't help but say "awwww, how cute" at the baby's reaction because it truly shows the unique bond that children share with their mothers, even if they're too young to remember.
Parents with tiny babies have a really hard time discovering what makes their infant tick and calm down. Most often, the solution is incredibly simple - singing! The reason behind it is as simple as the solution. According to a research at the University of Toronto, a baby recognizes its mom’s voice much, much sooner than they do her faces. And it is an amazingly powerful stimulus to a baby.
The research adds that “music serves an important developmental function and that, even from birth, we are wired to pay attention to singing.” That is why music, and singing, in particular, is present in every culture around the world.
It doesn’t matter which language you sing in. As long as it is in a soothing manner and there is a musical quality to it, i.e. the lyrics are not simply recited in a rhythmic, engaging way, the babies will remain calm. The researchers took babies from French-speaking families and they placed them in boring environments, without any toys or people present. Then they played them recordings of songs sung in Turkish. Despite the fact that it was in an unfamiliar language, with an unfamiliar voice singing an unfamiliar tune, the songs kept the babies engaged long enough to stay calm.
It might be tempting to say that this is a quality only babies possess but think about it. How many times have you found yourself in need of some good music? Past studies in adults have shown that humans are naturally hardwired to be attracted to musical patterns. It may be that anticipating these patterns activated reward centers in our brains.
However hard it is to imagine, music has a lot of math in it. There are notes and phrases that repeat, making us feel captivated, almost hypnotized by them. If it can happen to us, grown-ups, why not to babies?