I look at these videos and think "Wow, he's made so much progress!". He really has worked hard this year. But then I remember that the difference between being able to take one bite semi-independently and taking 3 in a row with minimal prompting* takes no time at all for a normal kid, and happens a whole lot sooner than 4.5. Next year: chewing (I hope).
*minimal prompting for Noah = turning off the TV rather than a verbal cue.