It's driving me nuts. DS will take the entirety of whatever is handed to him and just try to shove the whole thing in his mouth to eat it. If it breaks into pieces, he'll pick those pieces up and try to shove them into his mouth too. DH handed him a bagel-style piece of bread and he tried to shove what equated to an entire bagel half into his mouth. This is not the behavior we model. We're actually really careful to take very small bites in front of him, showing him that we're taking small bites, chewing, and swallowing before we take another. He'll chew the food around in his mouth until it falls out (and half the time he'll try to shove it back in) or he chews it down small enough to swallow. When I hand him a whole piece of fruit, he'll take lots of large bites until his mouth is completely full before chewing it up and eating it. We did BLW from the start and it took him a lot longer than average to start actually swallowing food. Is anyone else's kid like this? Sometimes I just give him very tiny pieces of food to help him eat, but he'll just pick them all up and put them in his mouth at once, so that doesn't really help at all. I saw the other day a kid his age eat a slice of bread with small bites and another kid his age take several bites from a sandwich wrap like he'd been doing it for years. So I'm starting to realize that DS just doesn't have the hang of eating age-appropriate hand foods. Help? Suggestions? Is this a "thing" some kids have/do?