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04/04/2013 at 17:39
So L always messes about at meal times, either playing with his food, building towers/playing football with peas/counting sweet corn etc. isaacs always been a great eater. But iv just sat through THE hugest tantrum iv ever seen resulting in him throwing his plate of food everywhere and he's now sat on the floor eating it
hearty tempting to use his fork and spoon and whilst I let him play about with them but he mostly uses his hands hes trying to use his fork but obviously can't aim with certain things and he has right royally gone ballistic he's sat on the floor with a handful of potato and a fork in the other hand aiming for a but if beef
i made the pledge yesterday I wasn't going to drink till may....between L and Is dinner antics its going to be a long old month
cutlery tips please (he's now lifting food and placing it on the fork which tbh I don't really kind what he does with the fork as he's very young and he just wants to copy us but that tantrum was vulgar )
04/04/2013 at 17:53
Oh dear, I recall E doing similar including eating it from the floor afterwards. Just let him play with his cutlery, don't make a big thing of it. He will get it eventually and like you say, he's so young it doesn't matter! Putting it on to the fork himself is normal and a great start! E could use a spoon and fork pretty well by 12 months but we just left it in front of her from day 1 of weaning and she started to copy us. In contrast, my friends 3 year old really isn't good at using cutlery and still has to be fed. They are all different.
At least he's hoovering up his mess too CP He is such a string willed little man isn't he!!
04/04/2013 at 17:56
I only give him the cutlery as he shouts as we have it iyswim. He's been having loaded spoons and will dip his spoon in yoghurt but tbh iv just gave him the fork to play around with and then as time goes on he will figure it out....but oh no...he wants to use it...so it's tantrums galore
04/04/2013 at 18:05
I guess you have to ride it out. The joys of toddlers! I've told Michael that he's not allowed to grow into one
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