Music Mama: Songs to Inspire and Get You Moving!


By Jackie Helton, the Music Mama

It’s August, and most kids are headed back to school soon. This month can be a stressful time for kids AND moms, so I’m offering a playlist with some uplifting, take-on-the-world songs that are guaranteed to pump you up. Whether you’re taking on a new job, a new baby or you’re helping your kiddo brave the bold new world of Kindergarten, we hope this month goes smoothly for you.

If you have a favorite song that always motivates you and it’s not already on this list, click the word “comment” below and add it to our list!

1.      The Best, by Tina Turner

2.      The Time of My Life, by David Cook

3.      Gonna’ Fly Now (Theme from “Rocky”), by Bill Conti

4.      We’ll Sing In The Sunshine, by Sonny and Cher

5.      Rockstar, by Nickelback

6.      Stand, by Rascal Flatts

7.      I’ll Be There For You, by Rembrandts

8.      Eye of The Tiger, by Survivor

9.      Don’t Bring Me Down, by Electric Light Orchestra

10.   Feelin’ Good, by Michael Buble’

11.   Have A Nice Day, by Bon Jovi

12.   I’m Alright, by Kenny Loggins

13.   I Believe I Can Fly, by James Ingram

14.   I Will Survive, by Gloria Gaynor

15.   Let’s Get It Started, by Black Eyed Peas

16.   Get The Party Started, by Pink!

17.   Nobody Does It Better, by Carly Simon

18.   Breathe, by Faith Hill

19.   Stand By Me, by Ben E. King

20.   (I’ve Had) The Time of My Life, by Jennifer Warnes and Bill Medley

The Music Mama is back during the first week of each month with a new playlist of music. Just print the list and use it to shop for your favorite songs on any online music store like iTunes. Happy listening!