I cook pretty much the exact same thing every Sunday after the Mountain View farmer's market trip: Soy-sauce-marinated baked chicken, steamed broccoli, stir-fried oyster mushrooms, and corn if it's in season. We often pick up a pie as well.
If you hypothetically don't know too many nursery rhymes 80's songs work in a pinch. Just replace a few words with baby terms. This mornings example: Safety Dance - replace "dance" with "poop" or "toot" and it instantly helps soothe the baby.
I realize most steampunk is really fantasy, but has anyone ever written a story set in a millieu with a backstory where Babbage *did* build his difference engine and the information revolution started a century early, but the plot is actually set in the 21st century of this alternate history?