Terre Haute toddler busted going through his mom’s bag, but was dad to blame?

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute toddler is facing time out after his dad busted him digging through his mother's bag. It happened on Saturday at a southern Vigo County home. That is where two-year-old Alex Essex allegedly dug through his mother's bag...reportedly finding items like old gummy snacks, toys, and feminine hygiene … Continue reading Terre Haute toddler busted going through his mom’s bag, but was dad to blame?

Parents express regret at procrastinating toddler’s haircut

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - Almost homeless. That is how two-year-old Alex Essex's dad, Chris, described his son's hair as looking on social media. On Tuesday, Chris...along with the toddler's mom, Ami, decided to take Alex in for a haircut. "We've been putting it off," Ami said. "Last time...he just got so pissy." The Essex … Continue reading Parents express regret at procrastinating toddler’s haircut

Parents consider taking credit for already built snowman on social media

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A pair of Terre Haute parents say they considered taking credit for an already built snowman on social media. It happened Sunday in southern Vigo County. That is where parents Chris and Ami Essex say they spotted a snowman, even taking photos of their toddler, Alex with it. "We talked … Continue reading Parents consider taking credit for already built snowman on social media

Toddler tries to eat oven mitt while waiting for dinner

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute toddler was caught on camera trying to eat an oven mitt. That was as his mom was cooking him dinner. It happened Friday night at a southern Vigo County home. According to officials, two-year-old Alex Essex approached his mother, Ami Essex, with the mitt in his mouth. … Continue reading Toddler tries to eat oven mitt while waiting for dinner

Parents wake up in panic when toddler is still asleep at 9 a.m.

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - Two Terre Haute parents woke up in a panic when their two-year-old decided to sleep in. It happened on Tuesday at a southern Vigo County home. Parents Chris and Ami Essex said their toddler, Alex, usually wakes up between 7:30 and 8:00 a.m. each morning. Tuesday was different. "If Alex … Continue reading Parents wake up in panic when toddler is still asleep at 9 a.m.

Parents having more fun with toddler’s Christmas gift than kid

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - Two Terre Haute parents were spotted having more fun with one of their son's Christmas gifts than he has been having. It happened Wednesday at a Vigo County home. Witnesses told FTN that Chris and Ami Essex were setting up blocks at the end of a Hot Wheels launcher, and … Continue reading Parents having more fun with toddler’s Christmas gift than kid

Three tips to keep that dad bod rocking into 2019

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - According to a few random women - the dad bod is in. The good news? The dad bod look might be more achievable than you think. These three simple steps will help you maintain that dad bod you already have. The gym membership - Just because you have a gym … Continue reading Three tips to keep that dad bod rocking into 2019

Toddler recipes with dad – Pizza

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - Cooking for a toddler can be a challenge. That is why FTN is creating a special section with fun meal ideas for your toddler. Our first idea, the easy go to - pizza. The hardest step when making your toddler pizza is step one. Going to the store to buy … Continue reading Toddler recipes with dad – Pizza

Dad fears rapture after two minutes of silence

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute dad says two minutes of silence gave him about three seconds of solid panic. It happened on Sunday, when Chris Essex, father of two year old Alex Essex said he noticed no noise coming from Alex or his wife Ami Essex. "I was making Alex lunch, cutting … Continue reading Dad fears rapture after two minutes of silence