‘I kept rolling underwear…’ Toddler beats parents at game they didn’t let him win

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A pair of local parents say they are shocked after their three-year-old beat them both in a game, that they didn't let him win. It happened on Friday morning. Three-year-old Alex Essex's mom, Ami, found the game 'Raccoon Rumpus' at the Vigo County Public Library. The game involves rolling two … Continue reading ‘I kept rolling underwear…’ Toddler beats parents at game they didn’t let him win

Flashbacks to the newborn months: Dad puked on minutes before he had to leave for work

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A local dad said he had flash backs after his toddler puked on him minutes before he had to leave for work. It happened earlier this week. Three-year-old Alex Essex's dad. Chris, said the toddler threw up on his pants after eating lunch. "He hasn't been feeling great, so I … Continue reading Flashbacks to the newborn months: Dad puked on minutes before he had to leave for work

Two eggs destroyed in hard-boiled ‘Easter Eve Egg Massacre’

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - Parents are calling it the 'Easter Eve Egg Massacre.' That is as three-year-old Alex Essex reportedly destroyed two hard boiled eggs while the family was attempting to color them. On Saturday night., Chris and Ami Essex boiled up the eggs for the long time Easter tradition. "Alex was a little … Continue reading Two eggs destroyed in hard-boiled ‘Easter Eve Egg Massacre’

Dad says his three-year-old is finally part of the family after he kissed an Apple logo on a MacBook Pro

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A local dad says this is the proudest moment of his life. That is as his son, three-year-old Alex Essex started showing some love to the Apple logo on the back of his mom's MacBook Pro. Chris told us they have been an Apple family long before Alex was born. … Continue reading Dad says his three-year-old is finally part of the family after he kissed an Apple logo on a MacBook Pro

“I’ve never seen it actually happen…” dad sees the subtle moment his toddler’s mood turns sour

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A local dad said he spotted the exact moment his toddler's mood went from great to grumpy. It happened on Thursday morning in southern Vigo County. Three-year-old Alex Essex's dad, Chris, said the switch flipped with a simple eye rub. "I've never seen it actually happen. I have seen the … Continue reading “I’ve never seen it actually happen…” dad sees the subtle moment his toddler’s mood turns sour

The star of ‘Dr. Alex’ sits down with FTN for an exclusive interview

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - When we sat down with the star of the upcoming film, Dr. Alex, he was sitting at his dining room table looking at the pictures of classic novel, The Little Engine That Could, while eating grilled cheese and tater tots. That star is three-year-old Alex Essex. Dr. Alex is currently … Continue reading The star of ‘Dr. Alex’ sits down with FTN for an exclusive interview

Cat makes rare daytime appearance while toddler at his grandmother’s

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A family house cat was able to make a rare daytime appearance while the toddler was out of town. On Sunday, Chris and Ami Essex's cat Jack made his bi-monthly day time appearance on the back of the couch, even sleeping on the floor near the window. Chris said three-year-old … Continue reading Cat makes rare daytime appearance while toddler at his grandmother’s

Mom spends 15 minutes building LEGO car…toddler destroys it in 10 seconds

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute mom says she dug for LEGO parts for over 15 minutes at a local children's museum to build her son the perfect car...only for him to quickly destroy it. It happened last week at the Terre Haute Children's Museum. Three-year-old Alex's Essex's mom, Ami, dug through a … Continue reading Mom spends 15 minutes building LEGO car…toddler destroys it in 10 seconds