With us, as I recall, the spoon feeding stage was fairly brief. As soon as he could form a pincer grasp, the spoon was used less and less and he just ate what we ate, albeit in either mushed up or diced form. Apparently we were part of the Baby Led Solids movement. Who knew?
But this also might make him fat. Damn it. How am I supposed to be a good parent if I’m not slavishly following every online article I read, regardless of its source, to the letter?