This terrifies me.
I grew up in a household with very screwed up ideas on weight/appearance. Consequently, I battled eating disorders through high school and my 20's. I have an 11 year old daughter, and my husband and I try so hard to be careful about what she sees and or hears.
But it doesn't matter, because she hears things from her friends. They are all on diets! It breaks my heart to hear my daughter wondering whether or not she is "chubby". She isn't at all, but does have a little bit of that "little girl fluffiness". I just keep telling her that she has a beautiful, healthy body. And that healthy eating and exercise are important for everyone, regardless of weight. And that there is nothing wrong with the occasional McDonalds meal or ice cream sundae... :)
Ugh, so hard to be a parent sometimes...