‘It’s like a horror movie…’ 3-year-old figures out how to open toddler proof door handle

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A pair of Vigo County parents say their life has turned into a horror movie after their three-year-old figured out to open his bedroom door. The door had a toddler proof style door handle cover. Parents Chris and Ami Essex said the shock started over the weekend when Alex walked … Continue reading ‘It’s like a horror movie…’ 3-year-old figures out how to open toddler proof door handle

‘What happened to Jack?’ Misunderstanding leads local dad to think something happened to cat

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Vigo County three-year-old is accused of giving his dad a scare. It happened on Sunday. Chris Essex told FTN it started when his son Alex asked 'What happened to Jack?' "We have an older cat named Jack. When Alex came in concerned asking what happened to Jack...I was kind … Continue reading ‘What happened to Jack?’ Misunderstanding leads local dad to think something happened to cat

Dead battery problems? Dad set fight ‘big battery’ as prices go up – demands rechargeable only

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) -- A local dad says he is suspicious of the disposable big battery's corruption and reach. Chris Essex is the father of three-year-old Alex. He says he is always forced to buy, find, and swap out batteries in his son's toys. "Look, I' m not saying it is a conspiracy...well, actually, … Continue reading Dead battery problems? Dad set fight ‘big battery’ as prices go up – demands rechargeable only

Local dad says his wife thinks she’s the boss, he says the three-year-old is actually in charge

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute dad says his wife thinks she is the one in charge when it comes to their three-year-old. Chris Essex said it is something he has noticed for a while, but he's been afraid to bring it up with his wife Ami. "Oh no no. This isn't a … Continue reading Local dad says his wife thinks she’s the boss, he says the three-year-old is actually in charge

‘He was full on snot dripping out of his nose crying…’ Three-year-old has meltdown after dog accused of eating his ice cube

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Vigo County three-year-old had an epic meltdown on Monday morning when he said the dog ate his ice cube. Parents say Alex Essex's dad, Chris, gave the child an ice cube to play with while making a drink. "He likes ice cubes...plus it is kind of a fun sensory … Continue reading ‘He was full on snot dripping out of his nose crying…’ Three-year-old has meltdown after dog accused of eating his ice cube

Three-year-old tries to send his mom to time-out for ripping after she opens a piece of mail

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Vigo County three-year-old attempted to place his mom in time-out after he accused her of ripping. It happened on Monday in the southern part of the county. According the dad, Chris Essex, three-year-old Alex witnessed his mom, Ami open a piece of mail. "He knows ripping is bad. He … Continue reading Three-year-old tries to send his mom to time-out for ripping after she opens a piece of mail

‘He went on a Thomas and Percy rampage…’ Three-year-old’s confiscated toy collection hits record high as parents see one night spike in throwing

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (FTN) - A pair of local parents say their three-year-old's confiscated toy collection hit a record high limit on Sunday. According to parents Chris and Ami Essex, they are fighting a throwing toys problem with their son Alex. "When he gets mad or frustrated...he will throw the toy," Chris said. "We are … Continue reading ‘He went on a Thomas and Percy rampage…’ Three-year-old’s confiscated toy collection hits record high as parents see one night spike in throwing