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20 Positive Things To Say To Encourage Your Child

I Know, Me Too
Saying this to your child lets them know they aren't alone. Many kids think they have kid-sized problems that adults don't understand. It’s so encouraging to a child to hear a parent say that they too experience those situations and emotions. For example, when your child is saying they’re sad they have to leave the park, agree with them. I know, me too, Honey.” Because then it’s less on you as the “bad guy” making them leave, and more of the situation itself. They don’t want to leave, and you don’t either, but that’s the way it is.