Mom unwraps…rewraps toddler’s birthday presents when she finds new wrapping paper

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute mom has decided to unwrap her soon to be three-year-old son's birthday presents so she could rewrap them in a new wrapping paper she found the day before his birthday. Alex Essex will celebrate his birthday at a party on March 2nd in Paris, Illinois, but his … Continue reading Mom unwraps…rewraps toddler’s birthday presents when she finds new wrapping paper

Toddler’s lunch time demands include underwear

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Vigo County toddler's list of lunch time demands has a couple of shocking items. The list was leaked late Wednesday morning. According to our sources, two-year-old Alex Essex's list of lunch time demands includes a cement truck, several Hot Wheels cars, a single domino, a Spider-Man toy, and a … Continue reading Toddler’s lunch time demands include underwear

Frustrated dad considers giving his son coffee creamer instead of milk

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A frustrated Vigo County dad admits he considered giving his two-year-old coffee creamer instead of milk, just to see his reaction. The confession came early Wednesday morning. 36-year-old Chris Essex said his son, Alex, just got done hitting and throwing a toy at him when he had the idea. "Would … Continue reading Frustrated dad considers giving his son coffee creamer instead of milk

’It is time to re-evaluate my man card,’ Toddler’s construction equipment knowledge surpasses his dad’s

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - A Terre Haute dad said he came to a shocking conclusion on Sunday when he learned his toddler has more knowledge of construction equipment then he does. Chris Essex, 36, said he has thought for a while that two-year-old Alex may know about the equipment. "It was a couple of … Continue reading ’It is time to re-evaluate my man card,’ Toddler’s construction equipment knowledge surpasses his dad’s

Dad quietly annoyed when son’s loud playing forces him to miss some story elements of Pixar’s Cars

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Vigo County dad said he was secretly annoyed when his toddler was playing too loudly, while he was trying to watch a Pixar movie. According to 30-year-old Chris Essex, he bought the movie 'Cars' for his son, Alex, on iTunes Saturday morning. "I've watched the third one tons of … Continue reading Dad quietly annoyed when son’s loud playing forces him to miss some story elements of Pixar’s Cars

“She literally screamed.” Local mom gets overly excited after finding unused Play-Doh

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute mom admits she got way too excited over a buried, unused container of Play-Doh. It happened on Thursday morning. Ami Essex, 30, said the family stores their Play-Doh and the different toys associated with it in a crafting type crate. "It was blue. I'll never forget that … Continue reading “She literally screamed.” Local mom gets overly excited after finding unused Play-Doh

Toddler faces time-out for allegedly trying to kill a toy

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute toddler is facing time-out after he was accused of trying to kill one of his toys. It happened on Tuesday night at a home in the southern part of Vigo County. According to parents, they found two-year-old Alex Essex's Codapiller toy on top of the family dog's … Continue reading Toddler faces time-out for allegedly trying to kill a toy

Poop scare turns out to be Play-Doh

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute mom is recovering after a dry chunk of brown Play-Doh gave her a scare. It happened on Saturday to 30-year-old Ami Essex. That is when she found an old piece of dried, brown Play-Doh near a pile of toys close to the family's kitchen table. "I thought … Continue reading Poop scare turns out to be Play-Doh

Dinos? ABCs? How about precut? Dad considers campaign to have nuggets ready to serve

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A local dad is speaking out after he says his pleas to the makers of chicken nuggets have largely gone unanswered. That dad is 36-year-old Chris Essex. Essex said he is sick of having to cut his toddler's chicken nuggets up each time he eats them. "Is it hard? Well...no. … Continue reading Dinos? ABCs? How about precut? Dad considers campaign to have nuggets ready to serve