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How old was your LO when they were feeding themselves using silverware? And they were doing it well. No spills.

I didn't know what section to put it in... so I guess it'll be Food&Drink!

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ManicMomma02

Asked by ManicMomma02 at 5:57 PM on Jul. 7, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • Well my son is two and he does pretty well...but still spills :)
    DilsMommy

    Answer by DilsMommy at 5:58 PM on Jul. 7, 2010

  • It depends on which child of mine you are talking about.

    1st child: Age 2
    2nd child: He is 5 and still messy, lol
    3rd child: She is almost 3 and does better then my 5 yr old, lol
    4th child: She is almost a month and we are taking a break from her feeding herself with a spoon.
    itsallabtthem84

    Answer by itsallabtthem84 at 5:59 PM on Jul. 7, 2010

  • 12 months. He loved to use utensils. He hated messiness.
    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 6:00 PM on Jul. 7, 2010

  • My daughter is 8 and still has spills with stuff. No kid is gonna be a certain age. My 6 year old usually does better than my 8 year old. My 4 year old and 20 month old, Forget it! They prefer to use their utensils but only when they don't drop things and spill them.
    carmadsmom

    Answer by carmadsmom at 6:04 PM on Jul. 7, 2010

  • I'm 36 and I still make messes--my husband says he can't take me anywhere!!
    layh41407

    Answer by layh41407 at 6:05 PM on Jul. 7, 2010

  • LOL. Okay, I guess I didn't think of it like that.
    My son is 2, and is having a difficult time with the whole coordination thing. His pedi said not to fret too much, since he was premature and all that, and it's normal. He turned 2 a month ago.
    ManicMomma02

    Comment by ManicMomma02 (original poster) at 6:08 PM on Jul. 7, 2010

  • I meant to say my 4th child is almost a year not a month. LOL
    itsallabtthem84

    Answer by itsallabtthem84 at 6:28 PM on Jul. 7, 2010

  • My daughter will be 2 tomorrow and she does pretty well. There are still occasional spills, but most are intentional...little weasel! lol
    BridgetC140

    Answer by BridgetC140 at 6:30 PM on Jul. 7, 2010

  • My first learned at about 18 months, my second was definitely trying by 12 months, and my 3rd is 12 months and shows no interest in them at all. Each kid is different. I think as long as he is trying, he's good. :)
    things_not_sane

    Answer by things_not_sane at 6:37 PM on Jul. 7, 2010

  • My son is 3 y/o and does pretty well. Still a little spills depending on what we are having. He would rather have finger food still today. :)
    doodlebopfan

    Answer by doodlebopfan at 11:33 PM on Jul. 7, 2010

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