Toddler places stuffed Tigger in time out for hitting his dad

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Vigo County toddler placed a toy Tigger in time-out out for hitting. It happened on Saturday morning at three-year-old Alex Essex's home in the southern part of the county. According to parents, three-year-old Alex Essex placed the Tigger in time-out, and then scolded the stuffed friend for hitting his … Continue reading Toddler places stuffed Tigger in time out for hitting his dad

Three-year-old unknowingly fools dad with ‘under where – underwear’ prank based on Barenaked Ladies song

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute toddler has fooled his dad with a prank his parents have been trying to play on each other for years. It happened Friday morning while the two were swimming. Parents Chris and Ami Essex have been trying to get each other to say underwear for years without … Continue reading Three-year-old unknowingly fools dad with ‘under where – underwear’ prank based on Barenaked Ladies song

‘I’ve been doing it for years…’ Local dad oddly mad as people ‘discover’ FaceApp

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Vigo County dad says he is unnecessary upset after he is watching everyone on social media discover 'FaceApp.' 36-year-old Chris Essex says he's been using the app for about two years. "Oh my god. This app is not new. I've been FaceApping my son since he was one! I've … Continue reading ‘I’ve been doing it for years…’ Local dad oddly mad as people ‘discover’ FaceApp

Source: With the addition of a large train table, playroom toy layoffs are on the way

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (FTN) - Toys in one Terre Haute home could be let go as part of a restructuring effort, according to a new report. The source that came to FTN with the news said they want to remain anonymous. According to the source, three-year-old Alex Essex recently acquired a new train table that … Continue reading Source: With the addition of a large train table, playroom toy layoffs are on the way

Parents claim to buy wooden toy tracks for toddler, but a new investigation shows otherwise

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A pair of Vigo County parents have recently expanded their three-year-old's wooden train track set, claiming the purchase was for the child. Earlier this week, 30-year-old Ami Essex picked up a set of wooden connectable train tracks for her three-year-old son, Alex. On Friday night, Chris, Alex's dad, picked up … Continue reading Parents claim to buy wooden toy tracks for toddler, but a new investigation shows otherwise

Three-year-old considers releasing his own album after being introduced to a guitar

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - Parents say a Vigo County toddler will weigh his options before he considers launching a new toddler friendly album. That is as three-year-old Alex Essex was introduced to a guitar on Tuesday evening. Alex's mom, Ami, was reportedly cleaning out the closet when she came across an old acoustic guitar. … Continue reading Three-year-old considers releasing his own album after being introduced to a guitar

Rescuing the rescuers: Fire truck found buried in dog food

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - Parents made a shocking discovery on Monday morning as they found a toy fire truck buried in a container of dog food. Chris and Ami Essex are not releasing any information on who they believe the suspect is, but they said they do have someone in mind. "I won't name … Continue reading Rescuing the rescuers: Fire truck found buried in dog food

Parents discover next stage in toddler tiredness after fireworks show

PARIS, Ill. (FTN) - A pair of Terre Haute parents claim they uncovered another layer in their toddler's reaction to being tired. If true, experts say it could be a scientific breakthrough. Chris and Ami Essex said they made the discovery on Saturday night in Paris, Illinois during the town's fireworks display. Their three-year-old son … Continue reading Parents discover next stage in toddler tiredness after fireworks show

Dad’s procrastinating leads to after hours toy art exhibit

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (FTN) - A Vigo County dad is displaying his artistic creation in an after hour exhibit. Chris Essex is three-year-old Alex's dad. Chris said he was supposed to be cleaning toys in the family's living room after Alex went to bed when he decided he wasn't read to get up yet. "I … Continue reading Dad’s procrastinating leads to after hours toy art exhibit