To congratulate her on a job well done:
Way to go! That’s great! You’ve made real progress.
You did a good job. Well done! I’m proud of you.
You are a natural… that part is excellent. That’s fantastic!
Thank you for using such wonderful manners.
That was a good try. I knew you could do it.
What an improvement! You are really creative.
I couldn’t have done that without your help.
To help him feel good about himself:
I love you. You make me smile. You look wonderful.
You are so thoughtful. You are a great sport.
I’m glad you are my child. I enjoy spending time with you.
We make a great team. I’m glad you called.
I had a wonderful time. What a great idea. That’s awesome!
You’re exactly right. You’re a good friend.
I appreciate your kindness.
To support her when she’s down:
How do you feel? Do you need help? Are you all right?
If you’re worried about something, let’s discuss it.
Do you want to talk about it? I care about you.
Can I get you anything? Just do your best.
You can talk to me anytime. We’ll work it out together.
Tell me about it. Let me give you a compliment.
What can I do to help? I love you. I am sorry you’re hurting.