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    7 Things To Talk To Little Girls About Other Than Them Being Cute

    "You look so pretty...erm, pretty smart that is."

    We've all been there. That moment you're introduced to a little girl and all you can think to say is "I love your shoes!" or "You have such pretty hair!"

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    It's awkward. Who knows what to say to a child?

    Inspired by this article, we came up with some other options for opening lines that don't focus on their appearance.

    1. How old are you?

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    2. The weather.

    OK, I know this sounds kind of lame, but it's a universal experience and it's not about her looks, so why not?

    3. Do you like books?

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    Almost all kids love books. It's a great opener! It can lead to a long conversation about different books, stories, characters, writing, and so on.

    4. A current event.

    Maybe the Olympics are coming up or there's a new Pixar movie out. Surely there's some common ground to find!

    5. What's your favorite color?

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    Colors are everywhere so they're easy to point out. This is best for younger children.

    6. What are you learning about in school right now?

    This is an easy go-to. And there's usually so much to talk about: art, science, teachers — the possibilities are endless!

    7. Something about the environment around you.

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    Take a look around and you'll surely notice something worth mentioning.

    It may take a moment longer to think of something to say, but it's definitely worth it!