Well, we made it here safely! Thank you to everyone who left tips and encouragement about traveling with our son, Nathan.
It was a long day of travel--the airline had a nationwide computer malfunction, which caused numerous glitches as you can imagine. Our initial flight was delayed, causing us to miss our connecting flight by a mere five minutes! We were then placed on stand-by for the 2nd flight. I actually burst into tears of relief when they called our names. Arriving, and being warmly welcomed by Grammie (my mom) was even more sweet due to the travel issues.
Our son only slept about 45 minutes on the entire nine-hour journey, but did pretty well considering. Thanks to A for the great tip about offering a bottle of water/sugar water in addition to nursing. He loved that!
The fun thing is that Nathan's first-ever flight ended up being in first class! We were the last people to board because we were waiting for a gate check tag for our stroller, and the attendant gave us the last two seats, which were in row 1--wahoo! We thank the Lord for His faithfulness in getting us here, though I can't say we're looking forward to the return trip!