13 Phrases to encourage your kids

All kids need encouragement. They need to know that they are important, loved, and valued – even when they make mistakes. Slowly but surely, the words we say become their inner voice. Sometimes, the most simple phrase can have a powerful impact.

  1. I love you!
  2. You are special.
  3. I’m glad you are in our family!
  4. You worked hard on that!
  5. You made a wise choice!
  6. You are a helpful brother/sister/friend.
  7. I love spending time with you.
  8. I know you can do it!
  9. You are a great listener.
  10. Thank you for your help.
  11. I love hearing about your day.
  12. Your feelings are important to me.
  13. Your words/actions will never change my love for you.

Source: The Realistic Mama