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Here are 12 Powerful Words Your Child Needs To Hear From You – A Guide For Parents

Words have power. The words you say to your child can either shape him for the better or the worst. Hence, you should be careful on words you say to your child as it has lasting effect on him.

The words you say have the power to build your child’s self-esteem, prepare him for the next stages of his life and help him to feel secure.

It is ok to not be ok.

Let your child feel his emotions.

I see you trying.

Encourage and praise your child when you notice and see his effort.

I love you, unconditionally.

Your child needs to know he is loved without conditions.

Let your child know that no matter what, you love him.

If you put in efforts - you can achieve your goal.

Encourage your child to find what he loves and is passionate about, focus his attention on it.

Mistakes will happen.

It is part of life. Show your child how to grow from his mistakes.

I understand why you feel _______.

Recognize your child’s feelings and give him words.

For example, I understand you are sad because I had to go to work today.

This lets your child know you understand, helps to build trust in you and cope with his intense emotions.

Thank you!

This helps to teach your child good manners.

Even if you are thanking your child for something he is expected to do such as putting his toys back to containers after play.

This encourages your child to do tasks on his own more if he feels appreciated.

I know you can do it. I believe in you.

Encourage your child when he is having a hard time and questioning whether he can do something.

Your child needs to realize that you have faith in him and if you believe in him, it will help him believe in himself.

You ask great questions!

Encourage your child to ask questions. It is part of learning and growing.

I am sorry, I made a mistake.

When you mess up or do the wrong thing, take responsibility for it and apologize.

Your child learns from you to say sorry when he messes up or does something wrong

It is okay to change your mind.

Do not push or pressurize your child to do or go for something he does not want or not comfortable with.

I am here for you.

Let your child know he can come to you when he needs you.

Listen and support your child as long as it is not something that will cause him harm.

I hope all these words will build up your child as he grows.

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Genesis Childcare 1989 (Playgroup to Kindergarten 2)

Blk 433 Tampines Street 43 #01-63/65 S(520433)

Nurture Infant House (2 to 18 months Infants)

Blk 433 Tampines Street 43 #01-61 S(520433)

Opening hours: Monday to Friday (7am to 7pm) & Saturday (7am to 2pm)

Public Bus services: 8 / 21 / 28 / 29 / 293


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