One of the most important things we can do as parents is give our children the confidence and encouragement they need to pursue their hopes and their dreams. Recently I asked Two Kids and a Coupon readers what you do to encourage the kids in your life and here’s what you said!
1. Steve W. says:
I just encourage them in whatever they are interested in.
I encourage them to not let other people discourage them from achieving their dreams.
3.Julie Lynn B. says:
I encourage them by always standing by them and helping them achieve their goals.
4. D SCHMIDT says:
I try to inspire them and boost their confidence in themselves to be anything they want to be.
5. Kimberly says:
I encourage my kids to try everything, then pursue the things they love.
Right now we let them try the things they are interested in doing
7. Will G says:
I try to instill confidence in them by telling them they have the ability to succeed.
8. Kellie C. says:
I have them write their goals down and draw a picture to make it tactile! I always encourage them to do their best and show them that I have confidence in them
9. Stephen N. says:
Give them confidence
10. Jen says:
My girls are little, so the most important thing I do is to let them dream as big as they can. My oldest wants to be a rock star and a mom — go for it baby!
11. Todd Lovessweeps says:
Just encourage them as much as I can and make them understand that their dreams are important.
12. Andrea W. says:
I encourage them to try new things and not be afraid to fail. Eventually they will find what works for them and what they are good at.
13. Heather H. says:
I Encourage The Kids To Try New Things, Dream Big And Enjoy What They Are Passionate About!
14. Sara D. says:
I tell them that all they need to do is their best! No one can ask more than that!
15. Rachel R. says:
I tell my son to dream big.
16. Keith W says:
Tell them that they can achieve anything they set their mind to.
17. Michelle C says:
I help them find additional information about any topic they happen to be interested in.
18. June S. says:
I had always told my children to follow your dreams, and never be afraid to try something new.
19. Candice H. says:
We always celebrate the “failures” as much as the victories. If they put themselves out there and try their hardest, that is worth celebrating no matter what the result
20. Natalie Y says:
Let them believe in anything they can do
21. Carolsue says:
I just tell them that they can be whatever they want to be, it just might take some hard work on their part.
22. Wendy r. says:
I always encourage them to follow their dreams
23. Rebecca P. says:
Always tell them dreams are unlimited if you let them be. To always follow what they feel is right and they will be unstoppable!
24. Liz N says:
I help them find out new things about their goals when they ask.
25. Debbie j. says:
I encourage them to try things and praise even small successes.
26. Rhonda C. says:
we help them accomplish what they have set out to accomplish!
27. Mandy says:
I encourage them in whatever they want to do!
28. Heather says:
I encourage them to have dreams and to work towards them daily.
29. Kristy says:
I encourage all of their dreams, regardless of how realistic others think they are. I was always told I could do anything as long as I tried hard enough and believe that to this day – my children hear the same from me
30. Shawn says:
I encourage them to dream big & work hard
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