Had to write this down as still can't believe it happened and the help we got from all the mums and teachers at the school was amazing.
On Friday, me and Pete, with Joe and Niamh went to pick Jack and Sophie up from school, Sophie came out of her class and then disappeared back inside so I followed her to see what she had forgotten, had a quick chat with the teacher and then went back outside to where Pete, Niamh and Joe were waiting for Jack. As I walked up to them Pete said 'Wheres Niamh?' I told him I had not seen her but he told me that she had followed me into the class. I nipped back into the class room as I was certain that she had made her self comfy with a book. No she wasn't there so we had another scan of the playground but didn't see her (she is 2). So I went and double checked the clasroom again, the teacher asked what I was looking for so I told her we couldn't find Niamh, at this point I was starting to get rather concerned as Niamh doesn't stray far from us. The teacher came running out of the class and bumpedinto a few mums who all immediately started looking for NIamh, embarrassing part was that they askeus what Niamh was wearing and all I could tell them was what trousers she had on and that she had pepper pig sandals on, I just kept telling them that she has ginger hair but not alot of it!! Neither me of Pete could remember what top she was wearing, when you dress 4 kids you don't realy take a huge amount of notice what they have on as long as it matches!! Pete went one way and I sent Jack and Sophie the other way. About 5 mins later and starting to get panicky I saw Sophies teacher disappear into the office, she told me afterwrds that she had been about to call the police as Niamh was nowhere on the school property, as she got to the office a lady walked into the office with Niamh, she had apparently crossed the road. I saw Sophies teacher who is not very tall or very big, carrying Niamh towards me, (Niamh is small but looked enormous in Mrs Frasers arms).
OMG I was so scared, I recon she followed someone with similar clothes as us and got swept along. I have never been so scared in my life, it was the longest 10 mins of my life. There were 3 mums and their kids and 2 teachers who dropped everything to help us.
I know this has nothing to do with emigrating but had to get it off my chest.
Thanks for listening