Words of encouragement for a 12 year old

Words of encouragement for a 12 year old

  • I can see you’re really trying!
  • Keep on trying!
  • You almost got it!
  • I can see you tried hard.
  • I appreciate your help.
  • How do you feel about that?
  • I’m glad you enjoy learning!
  • I’ll bet you knew you could do it!
  • You make my job easy.
  • You’re really giving that your best!
  • You’re the bright spot in my day.
  • You’ve just about got it.
  • You’re really improving.
  • You’re getting better!
  • Now you have it.
  • Now you’ve figured it out!
  • That’s really creative.
  • Thanks for helping make this a good day!
  • Nice going!
  • That’s the way to do it.
  • You did it that time!
  • One more time and you’ll have it!
  • Hey, you did it!
  • I believe in you.
  • I trust you.
  • I’m so happy for you.
  • You must feel pretty proud!
  • You’re really going to town.
  • You must feel good about that.
  • You’ve made a lot of progress.
  • That’s a tough one, but I’ll be you can figure it out.
  • I like the way you handled that!
  • Good remembering.
  • You’re fun to be around.
  • You must’ve been practicing.
  • You were a real help today.
  • Give yourself a pat on the back!
  • You did a lot of work today!
  • Look how far you’ve come!
  • You’re improving!
  • You’re really getting that hang of it.
  • I think you can do it!
  • I have a nice time when you are along.
  • Being with you is a treat for me!
  • You made it!
  • You did it all by yourself.
  • You are loved
  • You make me smile
  • I think about you when we’re apart
  • My world is better with you in it
  • I will do my best to keep you safe
  • Sometimes I will say no
  • I have faith in you
  • I know you can handle it
  • You are creative
  • Trust your instincts
  • Your ideas are worthwhile
  • You are capable
  • You are deserving
  • You are strong
  • You can say no
  • Your choices matter
  • You make a difference
  • Your words are powerful
  • Your actions are powerful
  • Your emotions may be powerful
  • And you can still choose your actions
  • You are more than your emotions
  • You are a good friend
  • You are kind
  • You don’t have to like what someone is saying in order to treat them with respect
  • Someone else’s poor behavior is not an excuse for your own
  • You are imperfect
  • So am I
  • You can change your mind
  • You can learn from your mistakes
  • You can ask for help
  • You are learning
  • You are growing
  • Growing is hard work
  • I believe you
  • I believe in you
  • You are valuable
  • You are interesting
  • You are beautiful
  • When you make a mistake, you are still beautiful
  • Your body is your own
  • You have say over your body
  • You are important
  • Your ideas matter
  • You are able to do work that matters
  • I see you working and learning every day
  • You make a difference in my life
  • I am curious what you think
  • How did you do that?
  • Your ideas are interesting
  • You’ve made me think of things in a completely new way
  • I’m excited to see what you do
  • Thanks for helping me
  • Thank you for contributing to our family
  • I enjoy your company
  • It’s fun to do things with you
  • I’m glad you’re here
  • I’m happy to talk with you
  • I’m ready to listen
  • I’m listening
  • I’m proud of you
  • I’m grateful you’re in my life
  • I love you

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