Talk about emotional when you arrive back in the U.S. with your new son and hear "welcome to the united states". Lack of sleep might have been part of the emotion there.
As expected, we missed our connecting flight to Iowa. No worries, we'd only been travelling for a full day already. We got home, late, and were met by several friends. It was such a blessing to have friends that met us at the airport.
By time we got home, we were ready to fall over and sleep. Grammy and Papa came over to see their newest grandson. The older kids loved on their brother for a while and we all hit the hay.
We were finally together as a family of 5. Whew!