I'm not sure when it started, but I'm guessing it was with the kids. When they were little I would say eat this first, or bit more of that etc. to make sure they weren't filling up on only their favorite or because sometimes certain things taste better while warm. Now that they are older (11 and 15), I'm finding that I have to bite my tongue and let them decide what they want to eat and mix on their plate. I do suggest to my husband that he start with this or that and he seems to be amused more than anything else. This habit just needs to stop. At least I don't do this with people outside of my family...or so I think. And yes, I am also a back seat driver in the car and also in the kitchen when cooking. Anyone else with these control freak tendencies?