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They say actions speak louder than words, but words can be pretty powerful. Encouraging words can have a lasting effect on your children years after you have said them, so choose to use positive phrases that will make them feel good about themselves inside and out.

Whether you want to tell them how great they were at their soccer game, or how much you love spending time with them, here is a list of positive and encouraging things to say to your child on a daily basis.


  1. I love you.
  2. I’m grateful for you.
  3. Your words are meaningful.
  4. You have great ideas.
  5. You don’t have to be perfect to be great.
  6. Your opinions matter.
  7. You are important.
  8. You are loved.
  9. I believe in you.
  10. I know you did your best.
  11. You are helpful.
  12. You are worth it.
  13. You make me happy.
  14. Being around you is fun.
  15. You’re making a difference.
  16. I’m excited to spend time with you.
  17. I love the way you tell stories.
  18. That’s a great question.
  19. Your friends are lucky to have you.
  20. That was a really good choice.
  21. Seeing you happy makes me happy.
  22. I learn new things from you everyday.
  23. That was really brave.
  24. We all make mistakes.
  25. You are very good at that.
  26. You can try again tomorrow.
  27. Nobody is perfect.
  28. You are beautiful inside and out.
  29. This family wouldn’t be the same without you.
  30. You are interesting.

Our children mean the world to us, but we don’t always remember to tell them so. Remind your child at least once a day, just how important they are.