Tonight, I cut up his dinner (lasagna, corn & garlic bread) and put it on his plate along with his spoon. He was fussing and tried grabbing for my fork so I gave it to him.
And, he got food on it and in his mouth!
I think we'll try sticking with the toddler utensils, but he was so proud of himself. Just one more way he is just like his momma...stubborn! :-)