Cecilia sent us this Spanish Mother's Day song with the note: "I'm teaching my son a rhyme for Mother's Day. I created it when I was a teacher, for my first graders (the first verse below). I put the rhyme to music and it became a song: Huayno, typical music from the Andes, sung to the "Arroz con Leche" tune. It goes like this…"

A mi Mamá - Peruvian Children's Songs - Peru - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image


Thanks to Susan Pomerantz for playing the Arroz con leche tune on the piano.

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Cecilia Campos Siuffe for contributing and translating this song.

Thanks to Lila for the wonderful illustration!

¡Muchas gracias!