Have you ever had one of those moments when you remembered something important but couldn't remember if you forgot it?
The other morning I was getting my son ready for school while The Man had run Makenna to hers. Getting that boy dressed is a chore pretty much every morning. The medication hasn't kicked in and you just about have to peel him off the ceiling to get him out the door.
I was putting toothpaste on his toothbrush when I froze.
The Boy and Makenna had a dentist appointment last week.
Did they go?
I knew I had put a reminder in my phone and The Man's phone. I know as soon as I had the appointment time, I also emailed him to put it on his calender at work. I try to cover every possible way of reminding me that I can.
I couldn't remember them going to the dentist.
While I tried to corral that son of mine into the bathroom, I frantically searched my mind to try and remember something that would prove my children did, indeed, go to the dentist for their cleaning.
I couldn't recall talking to the receptionist. I couldn't recall sitting in the waiting room.
Next, I wondered why on earth the office didn't call and let me know?!? Would this mean I'd have to come up with the money for a cancelled appointment.
Something caught on the back of the toilet caught my eye.
It was a bag. From the dentist office. It held a new toothbrush, floss, and paste.
THE MAN took them for the appointment.
I can't even describe the relief that coursed through my veins at that moment.
Until I remembered something else.
The Boy has a cavity that needs to be filled.
Shoot. I can't win.