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.
Do you find yourself saying an automatic "that's pretty" or asking "what is that?" when your child shows you her artwork? Here are some ideas for talking to kids about their art constructively. It is difficult to find the right words sometimes!