‘For my wife and I, it was a bonding experience.’ Parents disappointed as toddler phones in bedtime fight

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A pair of local parents have accused their toddler of 'phoning it in' for his bedtime fight. Ami and Chris Essex are parents to three-year-old Alex. They told Fake Toddler News getting him to go to sleep for the night has been a little too easy, and they are disappointed, … Continue reading ‘For my wife and I, it was a bonding experience.’ Parents disappointed as toddler phones in bedtime fight

From pitch black diaper changes to tips to clean up puke, dad considers starting boot camp to train first time fathers

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (FTN) - A local dad says he is batting around the idea of starting a 'New Dad Boot Camp.' 36-year-old Chris Essex is the father of three-year-old Alex. "Can you go on a miles long hike where your toddler refuses to walk midway through? That recently happened to me, and I really … Continue reading From pitch black diaper changes to tips to clean up puke, dad considers starting boot camp to train first time fathers

Toddler dives for the bushes after getting in fight with Jeep

PARIS,Ill. (FTN) - A Terre Haute toddler was accused of starting a fight with a remote control/drive-able Jeep. It happened on Sunday when three-year-old Alex Essex visited his grandmother in Paris, Illinois. The Jeep is a Power Wheels style vehicle that can either be controlled by the child in the driver's seat, or by a … Continue reading Toddler dives for the bushes after getting in fight with Jeep

Infinity War? Toddler accused of months long trolling of his dad with a coffee cup

You could call it an Infinity War...a Terre Haute dad says his three-year-old has been trolling him for months by mislabeling this famous Marvel character on his coffee cup. Find out who the toddler claims to think it is right here.

Dad issues state of emergency after toddler’s play room declared disaster area

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Vigo County dad has issued a state of emergency after parents report a Category Three toddler blew threw a playroom. It happened Monday night in three-year-old Alex Essex's playroom. Our sources tell FTN that Alex's mom, Ami, knew about the disaster before bedtime, but shut the door on the … Continue reading Dad issues state of emergency after toddler’s play room declared disaster area

(Half of) One and done, toddler not fooled by ‘Bean Boozled’ jelly beans – see the video here

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - Parents say a Vigo County toddler would not fall for eating a nasty 'Bean Boozled' jelly bean. The attempt happened on Saturday evening after three-year-old Alex Essex ate a dinner of chicken strips, grapes, and apples. Parents Chris and Ami bought the jelly beans earlier Saturday at the store Five … Continue reading (Half of) One and done, toddler not fooled by ‘Bean Boozled’ jelly beans – see the video here

Toddler caught using calamine lotion spray to fix broken toy

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A local toddler was caught on camera using calamine lotion spray to try and fix a broken toy. It happened last week in a southern Vigo County home. Parents say the arm on three-year-old Alex Essex's toy dinosaur started to come off. The dinosaur is a rubbery T-Rex. "It was … Continue reading Toddler caught using calamine lotion spray to fix broken toy

Parents claim to have photo of sleeping toddler…but some question if it is real

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (FTN) - A pair of local parents say they have captured a rare photo of their three-year-old sleeping. Parents Chris and Ami Essex said they took the photo of Alex sleeping last week, but have been afraid to come forward, because of fears it would be called a fake. They said it … Continue reading Parents claim to have photo of sleeping toddler…but some question if it is real

Temporary tattoo trouble leads to toddler tantrum

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Vigo County toddler says he regrets getting a temporary tattoo. It happened on Tuesday afternoon in southern Vigo County. Three-year-old Alex Essex's mom, Ami, said the toddler request a pair of temporary tattoos on his upper arm. "He got a bunch of them in his Easter basket. He wanted … Continue reading Temporary tattoo trouble leads to toddler tantrum

Toddler busted embellishing bounce house visit

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A local toddler was busted making up stories about his visit to a Vigo County children's play area. It happened after visiting the 'Bouncin' Barn' in Terre Haute on Saturday. Parents Chris and Ami Essex told FTN they took three-year-old Alex to the business for some indoor playtime, since it … Continue reading Toddler busted embellishing bounce house visit