Operating Instructions - Part 7 Summary & Analysis

Anne Lamott
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Part 7 Summary

In these entries, written during the February after Sam's birth, Anne describes her son's transition to solid foods. Like most babies, Sam is a messy eater. He is now crawling and can sit up by himself. As she watches him crawl, she can't help but wonder what his future will hold.

Anne seems to think that Sam is a happy baby, and she knows that he brings a great deal of joy to her friends and family. She is happy that her mother regularly gets to spend time with Sam. and she knows that in many ways, Sam's birth has helped to improve her relationship with her mother. In the final entry, Anne writes about her love of breastfeeding Sam. She begins to worry about the day when she will have to stop and seriously contemplates continuing until he begins kindergarten.

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