Should We Stop Telling Girls They're "Beautiful"?

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20 Jul 2017 · 33 minutes

Should We Stop Telling Girls They're "Beautiful"?
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When you talk to little girls do you call them 'cute', 'pretty', 'gorgeous' or 'adorable'? It's easy to do, but it can put the emphasis on their looks over other things.  So what can you say instead, to teach young girls they're worth more than their looks?
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Your hosts are Holly Wainwright and Andrew Daddo

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