Mom finds pile of contraband in toddler’s bed

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Vigo County mom has accused her toddler of trying to smuggle illegal toys in his bed before bedtime. The reported incident happened on Saturday night. Three-year-old Alex Essex's mom, Ami, said she find several car type toys buried within the sheets and blankets. The toys reportedly included things like … Continue reading Mom finds pile of contraband in toddler’s bed

Dad forced to kiss playroom barbecue wall mark before toddler’s nap

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute dad said he was forced to kiss a toddler stain on the playroom wall. It happened Saturday morning before three-year-old Alex Essex's nap. Alex's dad, Chris, said the toddler has a routine of things he has to kiss before he takes a nap. "The dog, the cat...if … Continue reading Dad forced to kiss playroom barbecue wall mark before toddler’s nap

Mom accused of putting too much ‘product’ in toddler’s hair as parents disagree over hairstyle

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A local mom is accused of putting too much hair gel in her toddler's hair, to try and give him a cute hairstyle, Alex Essex's dad, Chris, told Fake Toddler News it happened over the weekend. He said Alex's mom, Ami, put gel in the toddlers hair to give him … Continue reading Mom accused of putting too much ‘product’ in toddler’s hair as parents disagree over hairstyle

VIDEO: Presidential Potato? Toddler claims Mr. Potato Head shares hair style with President Trump

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Vigo County toddler has a new name for a hairstyle that came with his Mr. Potato Head set. Over the weekend, Ami Essex noticed her three-year-old son Alex call a yellow piece of plastic hair 'Donald Trump hair.' At the time, she had no idea why he said it. … Continue reading VIDEO: Presidential Potato? Toddler claims Mr. Potato Head shares hair style with President Trump

Dad forced to hold back laughter as toddler places stuffed Mickey in timeout for hitting

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute toddler is accused of placing a stuffed Mickey Mouse in time-out for hitting his dad. It happened during a Friday morning temper tantrum in southern Vigo County. Parents say three-year-old Alex Essex had a temper tantrum that ended with him hitting his father, 36-year-old Chris Essex. Chris … Continue reading Dad forced to hold back laughter as toddler places stuffed Mickey in timeout for hitting

Battery powered moon saves the night during power outage

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (FTN) - A battery powered night light style moon saved the night during a power outage in southern Vigo County early Thursday morning. After a round of storms, about 1,000 customers in the southern portion of the county were left in the dark. The outage led to three-year-old Alex Essex waking up. … Continue reading Battery powered moon saves the night during power outage

Dad accidentally mentions the pool during stormy forecast

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A local dad was in the hot seat after he said he said the word pool in front of his three-year-old. It happened on Wednesday morning in the southern part of Vigo County. 36-year-old Chris Essex admitted to FTN that he accidentally said the 'P-Word' in front of three-year-old Alex. … Continue reading Dad accidentally mentions the pool during stormy forecast

VIDEO: Mom revenge dangles toddler over splash table, soaking his hair

PARIS, Ill. (FTN) - A Terre Haute mom is accused of dangling his three-year-old son over his water table as an act of revenge. It happened on Friday, when 30-year-Ami Essex and her husband Chris visited Ami's mother in Paris, Illinois. Three-year-old Alex was reportedly splashing his mom and grandmother with water from the splash … Continue reading VIDEO: Mom revenge dangles toddler over splash table, soaking his hair

Toddler busted flirting with woman on the other side of a restaurant window

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute toddler was busted reportedly flirting with a grown woman sitting on a bench...on the other side of a restaurant window. It happened at Los Tres Camino's Mexican restaurant on the city's east side earlier this week. Parents say three-year-old Alex Essex was sitting in a window area … Continue reading Toddler busted flirting with woman on the other side of a restaurant window

Injured dad tries crafting, creates nightmare fuel

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute dad says he tried his hand at crafting with his family...and may have accidentally scarred his three-year-old in the process. It happened on Tuesday evening. 36-year-old Chris Essex was ordered to spend two weeks on crutches after a foot injury. "A lot of video games...and stationary activities," … Continue reading Injured dad tries crafting, creates nightmare fuel