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Hallelujah! Sweetest getting baby to fall asleep moment of the day

Have a fussy, tired baby on your hands? Then grab your ukulele and get singing, as this dad did… see the cute results inside.

HAVE A CRANKY, tired baby in your arms? Willing to do anything to get them to sleep?

Well, why not grab the nearest ukulele and sing them to the land of nod…

That’s what this bearded dad did, and he captured the ridiculously cute moment on video (naturally).

With his little daughter Ada strapped to his chest, the dad – who calls himself ‘dewittkower’ on Youtube – was in a position all parents are familiar with: trying to calm a fussing baby.

Thanks to a ukulele, a Leonard Cohen song, and his own charm, he was able to lull her into a deep sleep. So deep, that she slept for nine hours afterwards. Now that’s some parenting magic.

Watch it all unfold here:


Have you tried anything similar to get your child to sleep?

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