Gaming through ketchup? Dad says whatever to tv mess while kid is at grandma’s

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Vigo County dad said he didn't mind the ketchup splotches his toddler left on the tv while he played video games. On Saturday, Chris Essex and his wife Ami dropped their three-year-old son Alex off ay his grandmother's house in Paris, Illinois. When the couple got home, they planned … Continue reading Gaming through ketchup? Dad says whatever to tv mess while kid is at grandma’s

‘I promise it is real.’ Parents claim they have photo of toddler in matching socks

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute family claims their son had matching socks...and they have the photo to prove it. Chris and Ami Essex sent the photo to Fake Toddler News, It is a blurry photo of a toddler's feet with what appears to be to blue socks. Chris claims the photo is … Continue reading ‘I promise it is real.’ Parents claim they have photo of toddler in matching socks

VIDEO: Tired toddler’s changed accent confuses parents

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A -pair of Terre Haute parents say they were left baffled when their three-year-old said a phrase with a southern accent. It happened Tuesday night before three-year-old Alex Essex went to bed. Ami and Chris Essex said the toddler was tired after a long day outside. "He was being really … Continue reading VIDEO: Tired toddler’s changed accent confuses parents

Toddler shares shocking highlight of two-mile long walk

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute toddler shared his number one highlight after an afternoon on the trails. The walk happened Tuesday in eastern Vigo County. Ami Essex took three-year-old Alex Essex and their dog, eight-year-old yellow lab Anya, on the walk. "It was a nice day," Ami said. "Maybe the first really … Continue reading Toddler shares shocking highlight of two-mile long walk

The mystery of the ‘Trin Gin Note’

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A pair of Terre Haute parents are working to figure out a mystery spear headed by their three-year-old son. It started a few weeks ago when Alex Essex started saying "Trin Gin Note" every time the family would driver into their neighborhood. "I didn't think too much about it at … Continue reading The mystery of the ‘Trin Gin Note’

‘Get the duck away from me,’ Local toddler wants nothing to do with ducks at local park

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - An outing at a local park had unexpected results for a Terre Haute family on Sunday. The Essex family went to Deming Park on the city's east side. Before they walked out the door, father, 36-year-old Chris Essex grabbed an almost stale loaf of bread. Chris said it was so … Continue reading ‘Get the duck away from me,’ Local toddler wants nothing to do with ducks at local park

Toddler’s list of bedtime demands leaked

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute toddler's list of bedtime demands have been leaked, and some are calling the items shocking. The list belongs to three-year-old Alex Essex. According to the leaked list, those items include two adult sized comforters, one toddler sized Lightning McQueen super soft blanket, a plus Lightning McQueen toy, … Continue reading Toddler’s list of bedtime demands leaked

Dad accused of laughing while toddler tries to kiss his own nose

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Vigo County dad is under fire after he allegedly told his three-year-old to give his own nose a kiss. It happened Saturday morning at a Vigo County home. 36-year-old Chris Essex reportedly told his son Alex to try and give his own nose a kiss, That is when Alex … Continue reading Dad accused of laughing while toddler tries to kiss his own nose

Dad jams to toddler’s music…without his kid in the car

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute dad said he caught himself listening to toddler-centric music...without his kid in the car. It happened Wednesday when 36-year-old dad Chris Essex was on his way to work. Chris said he was skimming through the family's SiriusXM presets in their car when he stopped on the Kids … Continue reading Dad jams to toddler’s music…without his kid in the car

Toddler accused of slobbering up dad’s iPad

TERRE HAUTE,Ind (FTN) - A Terre Haute dad has accused his toddler of slobbering up his iPad. The alleged incident happened Wednesday morning. Chris Essex has accused his three-year-old son Alex of intentionally slobbering on, and then rubbing the slobber into his iPad. "We were drawing using my iPad and Apple Pencil when he just … Continue reading Toddler accused of slobbering up dad’s iPad