25 encouraging things to say to your kids when they need a confidence boost

With our busy schedules, it's easy to get through the day without getting some one-on-one time with each of your children. However, sometimes all you need is a sentence or two to bring a smile to those little faces. With this in mind, we have come up with 25 positive things to say to your little ones throughout the day.

1. Your opinion matters

2.  I love being your parent!

3. You can say no

4. You can say yes

5. We can try it your way

6. You are helpful

7. Being around you is fun

8. I know you did your best

9. I can't wait to hear about it

10. I'm excited to spend time together

11. You are making a difference

12. Thank you for choosing to be kind

13. I love how you see the world

15. That's an excellent question

16. I enjoy your company

17. You are very good at that!

18. You can try again tomorrow

19. Nobody's perfect

20. You are a great story-teller!

21. I learn new things from you every day

22. What did you learn today?

23. That was a really good choice

24. It's good to be curious

25. You were right!



With her daughter Evie as her muse, Anna writes about mumhood and all its intersections from mental health to movies, social issues to pop culture. Anna lives in Dublin with her daughter, partner, three younger sisters and parents. She is a dreadful cook, a fair guitar player and thinks caffeine should be given as a yearly vaccine to parents - courtesy of the HSE.

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