33 Alternative ways to say “Good Job”
One of the most important things in parenting or being a mentor is to give praise. Often times we encourage with saying, “Good job” but there are alternative ways to give encouragement. Not only will this help to build more confidence but it will inspire them to encourage others the same way.
I am so proud of you for …
You just made my day by helping with …
Thank you for doing that… it means I/ we can now …
That took you a long time but you did it and I’m so proud of you!
How did you think of that?
I really appreciate it when you …
Wow! You made a beautiful drawing!
I love the colors you used in your picture. I really like how drew the birds with pink and purple wings.
I really enjoy doing this with you.
I love watching you create/help/ play football/ etc.
I am so proud to be your mom.
You make my heart smile.
I love that you help your sister with the dishes.
You made Landon smile when you helped him pick up the crayons.
You kept going, even when it was hard.
You did it on your own.
Now that’s good team work!
Wow, that is talent right there!
You are a great listener.
A great example is showing patience exactly the way you did during that discussion.
Your source of strength …
The generosity you show is …
You were a good friend to …
That shows that you are very trustworthy.
You are making great choices.
You are a leader.
You were wonderful in class.
You did it that time!
That is the best ever.
You must have been practicing.
I’m happy to see you working like that.
Wow. You make hard things look easy!
Your hard work doesn’t go unnoticed.