30 things parents should say to raise joyful, confident children

There’s no true recipe for raising a child. Of course, every parent wants their son or daughter to grow up happy, successful, intelligent and loved.

But there are some pieces of advice that will can prove useful. They’re sayings of love, encouragement, comfort and strength.

These 30 comments might be short and sweet, but they’ll all have a positive effect on your children… and will probably bring you closer.

 

1. “I love you.”

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