1. Don’t be afraid to be you.
2. You are important to me.
3. Being your mom/dad/caregiver is my favorite job.
4. I’m here for you, no matter what.
5. I feel so lucky to be your mom/dad/caregiver.
6. The world needs you.
7. I’m proud of you for doing ____.
8. Sometimes if I’m feeling sad, just thinking of you makes me feel better.
9. I believe in you.
10. I’m never too busy for you.
11. You don’t have to be perfect to be great.
12. I noticed you working hard on ____.
13. I love hearing your ideas.
14. Your friends are lucky to have you.
15. I love you!
How we think can play a significant role on how we feel. Positive thinking brings positive responses to your body and brain. Check out these quick tips for supportive communication:
•Say your child’s name.
• Do not stand and speak over your child.
• Get down on their level and make eye contact.
• Be sincere.
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