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Teach Your Child to Self Feed

Teach Your Child to Self Feed

One of the most common questions I get asked is… “How can I teach my child to feed themselves?”  I was pretty motivated to teach my own kids because that meant I could sit back and enjoy my own meal again… well, mostly.  It is also a skill I have worked on, a lot, with kids of all ages and abilities.  In this post, which is long over due, I am going to cover it all.  I will tell you how to get your kid finger feeding, using a spoon, and a fork, all of which happen at different developmental periods. Plus, I’ll give you age guidelines, notice my word choice, when we are talking milestones. There is always a lot of variability as each child is unique. So, let’s get started… Read more