2: # of children.
1: # of parents.
5: # of items to check, 3 bags and 2 car seats.
5: # of carry on bags....(I don't know what I was thinking?!?!).
1: # of strollers.
1: # of grandmas helping out during the check-in process.
60: # of minutes we arrived at the airport before our flight was to take-off.
2: # of seconds it took me to realize that it is spring-break season and the airport was an absolute madhouse.
45: the # of minutes we waited outside in the freezing cold to check-in curbside.
1: # of times Jack had to use the potty during those 45 minutes.
30: the # seconds it took for the curb-side attendant to tell me I couldn't check my car-seats curbside (due to the NWA/Delta merger) and I would have to go inside to do so and I was now going to miss my flight!
0: # of signs notifying me of this change.
1: # of screaming babies due to being cold, hungry and tired.
1: # of my children running around, crawling on the floor, dancing and just plain constant moving due to total boredom with the situation and inability to sit still!
15: # of minutes it took to recheck-in on a new flight and pay for the those darn bags.
30: # of minutes we stood in line for security...thank goodness my mom stayed in line with us!
1: # of times Jack had to use the potty again during that time.
10: # of minutes it took for the boys and I to go through the actual security.
Lots: # of shoes, jackets, bags, stroller, computer, etc to take off/out and put on the rollers!
30: # of minutes to get coffee (my life-saver) and food (the boys' life-saver) and decompress before getting on the plane.
1: # of people (a very nice man) Jack talked to the entire 30 minutes we waited to board our plane.
1: # of hours the flight took
45: # of minutes Owen fussed or cried during the flight
3 : # of us SO incredibly happy to see Pat waiting for us in Chicago!
Oh, how they missed you Pat!