300 Positive Words to Describe Your Children

300 Positive Words to Describe Your Child - NPN

Many of the characteristics that are undervalued in children are the very characteristics valued in adults. The next time you find yourself thinking about your children, try to think of their characteristics in a positive light.

A positive attitude can make difference between conflict or connection.

Here are 300 words to get you started:

      • determined
      • encouraging
      • assured
      • credible
      • loving
      • delightful
      • intellectual
      • articulate
      • delightful
      • self-assured
      • assertive
      • fair
      • incredible
      • clever
      • daring
      • remarkable
      • unparalleled
      • resplendent
      • calm
      • intuitive
      • contemplative
      • supportive
      • astounding
      • benevolent
      • effervescent
      • venturous
      • deserving
      • mesmerizing
      • ingenious
      • respectful
      • bold
      • persistent
      • congenial
      • majestic
      • extraordinary
      • self-reliant
      • insightful
      • approachable
      • inspiring
      • humorous
      • energetic
      • powerful
      • handsome
      • articulate
      • compassionate
      • amiable
      • versatile
      • easy-going
      • diligent
      • dedicated
      • proactive
      • considerate
      • efficient
      • quirky
      • detailed
      • discreet
      • optimistic
      • uncompromising
      • fearless
      • courageous
      • resolute
      • cautious
      • dazzling
      • spunky
      • direct
      • exuberant
      • devoted
      • inquisitive
      • strong
      • methodical
      • steadfast
      • elated
      • alert
      • spirited
      • patient
      • tough
      • hard-working
      • open-minded
      • motivated
      • introspective
      • enthusiastic
      • opinionated
      • fascinating
      • joyous
      • fabulous
      • charming
      • industrious
      • magnetic
      • decorous
      • entertaining
      • captivating
      • independent
      • objective
      • tenacious
      • unbiased
      • rhetorical
      • reserved
      • bright
      • excited
      • intelligent
      • comfortable
      • talkative
      • unique
      • observant
      • talented
      • sensitive
      • aware
      • unconventional
      • tolerant
      • willing
      • knowledgeable
      • outspoken
      • adept
      • logical
      • confident
      • endearing
      • adventurous
      • sentimental
      • debonair
      • persuasive
      • steady
      • understanding
      • enterprising
      • courteous
      • analytical
      • warm
      • idealistic
      • eager
      • honest
      • proud
      • brilliant
      • amusing
      • caring
      • productive
      • curious
      • engaging
      • sympathetic
      • dependable
      • generous
      • reflective
      • modest
      • gutsy
      • instinctive
      • sensible
      • diplomatic
      • constructive
      • committed
      • responsible
      • enduring
      • protective
      • shrewd
      • trustworthy
      • thoughtful
      • dynamic
      • honorable
      • stimulating
      • secure
      • receptive
      • lovable
      • friendly
      • cheerful
      • enchanting
      • upbeat
      • frank
      • wise
      • electrifying
      • beautiful
      • selective
      • plucky
      • jovial
      • sincere
      • lively
      • loyal
      • kind
      • gentle
      • passionate
      • hilarious
      • patient
      • breathtaking
      • amazing
      • adorable
      • meticulous
      • zestful
      • impartial
      • forgiving
      • outgoing
      • creative
      • artistic
      • earnest
      • happy
      • alluring
      • unasssuming
      • consistent
      • particular
      • quick
      • vigorous
      • fiery
      • talented
      • leader
      • perceptive
      • free spirited
      • practical
      • fantastic
      • successful
      • witty
      • ambitious
      • brave
      • helpful
      • focused
      • chatty
      • authentic
      • succinct
      • reverent
      • boundless
      • fast
      • calm
      • unwavering
      • inventive
      • entreprenurial
      • selective
      • fashionable
      • balanced
      • skillful
      • spontaneous
      • active
      • charismatic
      • incredible
      • devoted
      • genuine
      • candid
      • attentive
      • serious
      • admirable
      • positive
      • endless
      • eloquent
      • vibrant
      • communicative
      • sociable
      • harmonious
      • affectionate
      • interesting
      • courageous
      • radical
      • vivacious
      • capable
      • reciprocating
      • flexible
      • gracious
      • original
      • wonderful
      • careful
      • valuable
      • philosophical
      • resourceful
      • coherent
      • powerful
      • imaginative
      • fierce
      • believable
      • polite
      • sensational
      • jocular
      • quintessential
      • terrific
      • natural
      • romantic
      • trustful
      • young
      • motivating
      • adaptable
      • conscientious
      • alluring
      • convivial
      • decisive
      • accomplished
      • gregarious
      • pioneering
      • straight forward
      • incomparable
      • poetic
      • stunning
      • detailed
      • fervent
      • nurturing
      • distinguished
      • awesome
      • mirthful
      • wondrous
      • worthy
      • magical
      • reliable
      • gifted
      • prodigious
      • animated
      • phenomenal
      • intense
      • compelling
      • enigmatic
      • loved

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Mandy O'Brien is an unschooling mom of five. She's an avid reader and self-proclaimed research fanatic. An active advocate of human rights, Mandy works to provide community programs through volunteer work. She is a co-author of the book Homemade Cleaners, where simple living and green cleaning meet science. She shares a glimpse into her life at Living Peacefully with Children, where she writes about various natural parenting subjects and is working to help parents identify with and normalize attachment parenting through Attachment Parents Get Real.

5 Responses to 300 Positive Words to Describe Your Children

  1. Amy  

    Yay, Mandy! Thank you for this comprehensive list of so many positive characteristics our children certainly do express! :)

  2. Ariadne

    What a lovely list Mandy! thank you :)

  3. Momma Jorje  

    Love the list! Articulate is there twice, but I’m really appreciating Sasha’s growth as she becomes more articulate. ;)

    Zestful! I like that one!

  4. Neva

    Thank you for this wonderful list!!!!

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