Tuesday, March 29, 2011

I temporarily lost my mind...

Today as I was picking up Caedmon from preschool, I lingered for a few minutes (as I normally do) to chat with his teachers and other parents. Sammy & Caedmon tend to play around the room or at my feet as we slowly make our way back to the car. When it was time to leave I grabbed Caedmon by the hand and looked around for Sammy.

I called, "Sammy, time to go, buddy!"
No response.
I glanced back in the room to find him, thinking he was probably right behind me. Nope.
I casually say to the crowd of surrounding parents, "I'm missing a kid."
I looked around outside the classroom by the tree where they often play. Nope.
Now, in a rather loud voice, "Has anyone seen Sammy?"

Right before that moment of panic where you think your child might be lost kicked in, Caedmon's teacher graciously pointed out that I was, in fact, HOLDING SAMMY!


Jennifer said...

Oh my goodness. I love you, Stacie!

Gennie said...

I can't tell you how many times I have done something like this, never with a child, but one day I was looking all over for my glasses, couldn't find them anywhere, was crying because I was going to be late for my first day on the job, just for my neighbor to point out that they were in fact on my head...

Tricia said...

No you haven't lost your mind, you are just a tired mommy of 2 busy boys. :)

Anonymous said...

It does my heart good when a young person does something like this! :)
When you get to be my age (51), people expect it! LOL Have a great day, Lisa