Mothers always feel headache about the baby who is unwilling to have meals quietly. Usually parents need to chase them and feed them. When baby grow up, they need to learn how to eat by themselves but not with hands. Maybe there is a tradition that eating by hands in some countries but it is polite to use cutleries at the dinner table in most countries. So it is necessary for parents to teach children table manners.
Children always like to imitate adults so they will be curious about the forks, spoons and chopsticks at first and hope to use them. Parents need to teach them with patience but in fact, some parents may place high hopes on their children and force them to handle well. It will only make matters worse. At first, children can use baby chopsticks and small spoons which are suitable for the small hands. Pick up small and light food at the beginning and they will make progress later.
Children are lively so it is difficult to let them stay in an area quietly for a long time. Parents need to instill the idea that we should eat at the table politely with families to children when they were young. Gradually, they will get used to do that. No one can do things well at the first time. It is excusable that children will make many mistakes. Parents need to encourage them and teach them with patience. They will build up confidence and do things better.
In order to protect the young baby, parents must choose the baby safety products for children. Forks, knives and chopsticks are dangerous if they are misemployed. There are some cutleries that are specific for children and safe. They are good helper for children to learn table manners well.