Several ways as psychologically competent to teach children to eat food properly. There is a belief that a visit is indecent to eat everything without a trace, but it usually comes from the past, it is generated by the desire to show: I'm not poor and not hungry. Mistress, on the contrary, it is nice to see evidence that all cooked delicious. But, of course, should explain to children that you can not go to the other extreme, licking plates, even if the food seems very tasty, because it looks unaesthetic. Very helpful to young children learn the rules of table Russian folk sayings such as these: In the salt fingers are not laz not put in salt shakers dirt. Eat pie with mushrooms keep their mouths shut. Through them, children readily assimilate reasonable and useful skills, memorizing them for life.

Well, not if I eat pie with mushrooms, may I speak? asks Kate. Can I talk during the food? There is another proverb: "When I eat, I am deaf and dumb." But whether it is relevant to us? In our rapid time at the accelerated pace of life, permanent employment as a family talking mainly during breakfast or dinner and even on weekends. So, naturally, came together for an evening table, they exchange news and impressions of the day. At the same time they are without prejudice to combine health food and conversation. But small children who have not yet learned to chew and swallow food mechanically, but always break off to talk with your mouth full, all talk during the meal are contraindicated.

If "a little tongue," and the soft palate is not closed in time between the opening oral and nasal cavity, the food can get into your nose. And if time does not work the epiglottis, the food may enter the windpipe and even the lungs. And it is very dangerous. Sometimes it even ends the operation.