spoon-feed

[spoon-feed] {v.} 1. To feed with a spoon.

Mothers spoon-feedtheir babies.

2a. To make something too easy for (a person).

Bill's mother spoon-fed him and never let him think for himself.

Alice depended on her mother for all decisions because she had beenspoon-fed.

2b. To make (something) too easy for someone.

Somestudents want the teacher to spoon-feed the lessons.