How to talk to your daughter about her body, step one: Don't talk to your daughter about her body, except to teach her how it works. Don't say anything if she's lost weight. Don't say anything if she's gained weight. Here are some things you can say instead.
Fun idea: If you don't pick something up after one warning, this mom confiscates it and puts it in a "ransom box." The only way you can get it back is to draw a task from the envelope attached to the box lid. Her tasks are hilarious!
25 Rules for Mothers of Sons I am not a mother of boys but am a teacher of boys and know these things to be very true... brought a tear to my eyes and I'm not even their mother! To all you moms of sons, I applaud you. It's no easy task, but so important and so worth it.