Down by the Bay (aka. Cute Overload)

Hi, I’m Andrea

On this blog you’ll be learning with me how to use our voices, share our creative superpowers and live life in full color.

As an artist, photographer, life coach + mentor, I’m redefining what it means to be a SUPERHERO — ‘cause in my world, it’s got nothing to do with capes, spandex or sidekicks and everything to do with tenderness, intuition & baby steps of bravery.



  1. Julie George

    CUTE…CUTE…CUTE!!! Thanks for making me smile!

  2. Robyn

    That is the cutest ever.

  3. Michelle

    Ben! I love Motermelmens!!!! Thank you for singing a song about them. I love you.

  4. Jennifer

    oh my goodness!!! I used to sing this song when I was little. But never the way little bed has sung it here. Totally love it. he is adorable. xo

  5. Rachel

    What version of this song does he know?! It’s like rockabilly or something! Loved it.

  6. Artichoke

    Way cute – little Ben is a talented singer (& dancer!!) And his rendition is stuck in my head – that is a good thing! Go Ben!!

  7. alison

    omg! so cute. thanks ben! you rock!

  8. Mel

    What a sweetiepie! Go Ben, go! – you rock! :o)

  9. Julia

    Thanks Ben, you made my day! Awesome!

  10. nina

    He’s the best. I’d just bet he does a mean “Wheels on the Bus.” xo

  11. Kelsie

    Way too cute, Ben is awesome!

  12. Jennifer

    So, so, so cute! He’s beautiful to boot.

  13. Trish

    I will eat him up…what a doll!!

  14. Puanani

    I want to hear his entire set.

  15. jen gray

    this just crushed me with delight..xo

  16. Darcie

    Precious! I wish my son (7) still said “mudder.”

  17. sonrie

    Love his voice and his confidence!

  18. Lexi

    Best EVER!!! I adore his confidence and how adorable he is. Love that he made up his own melody. You go, Ben! Sooooo cute!

  19. SarahWT

    This is the Awesomest!!! 🙂 Yea, Ben!

  20. vivienne

    oh ben,
    you’re amazing!
    {and this is major cuteness overload}!

  21. celisa

    aaaahhh…so freakin’ cute!

  22. jenlemen

    oh my lord.
    if ben does not grow up to be an actual rockstar i will be seriously shocked.

  23. Karen

    He’s rockstar material! Adorable and cute beyond words! Love the little guy 🙂

  24. Marilyn

    dang. Ben’s got soul.

  25. Susie

    I am obsessed with this Andrea. I can’t stop singing it! I went to You-Tube to hear the original version, and Ben’s is completely different and entirely better! I think you may have a musical genius on your hands! Hw old did you say he was? He is an old soul, that is for sure!

  26. heather

    i feel like ben is channeling bob dylan a little here! love it.

  27. Beth

    This is so cute, I’ve watched it five times already!

  28. Aunt Judy

    Wow! What talent! Ben has the heart and soul of it already!

  29. Sunny

    That is just uber cute! I absolutely loved it. I watched it a bunch of times!

  30. Jennifer

    He is quite the rocker already….

  31. Jennifer

    I have watched this several times since discovering it…and I find myself singing it at various points in the day. His rockerbilly style amazes me!

  32. Heidi

    Thank you Ben for singing this song for all of us to enjoy! My son is 2 and asks me to put on “Ben” when I am at the computer as he just loves this song and Ben!

  33. pamela

    I cannot believe this little individual is the ultrasound we all saw some years back! What a precious, original, earnest and lovely boy he is. I, too, listened multiple times. Not only does he definitely already have his own inimitable style, but he’s got the sweetest expressions on his face when he looks at you.

  34. Maria Nikolai

    Hello. remarkable job. I did not expect this. This is a impressive story. Thanks!

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