Princess A is very independent toddler and rarely lets me feed her. She doesn’t mind getting messy as long as she gets to feed herself. She tries using a spoon for things like yogurt and applesauce but gets frustrated and throws it on the ground. For now her eating habits are cute but I am wondering when is a child capable of having good table manners? When should you start teaching children that they can’t put yogurt in their hair ect.?
I don’t believe in pushing my child to do something before she is ready but I also don’t want give up on teaching her manners. I have looked at a couple of parenting books and I have come up empty-handed.
Do any of my veteran mom readers out there have opinions or tips on this issues? My mop and vacuum thank you in advance for the potential vacation!