Three-year-old suffers worst boo-boo to date as he wears his first legitimate bandaid

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (FTN) - A Vigo County three-year-old suffered his first legitimate injury. It happened on Wednesday when Ami Essex took her son, Alex, to Deming Park in Terre Haute. The injury resulted in scrapes on Alex's arm. "He was running on the railroad tracks, the park has these tracks for a small train … Continue reading Three-year-old suffers worst boo-boo to date as he wears his first legitimate bandaid

Parents already start planning for three-year-old’s first birthday

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (FTN) - Two Terre Haute parents say they they have already started planning for their three-year-old son's first birthday party. Alex Essex acts just like any other pre-school aged child. He tries to ride the dog, poops in his car seat, and wants to watch the same show on repeat. Despite having … Continue reading Parents already start planning for three-year-old’s first birthday

‘It shook me…’ mom reacts after seeing what was under her three-year-old’s car seat after puke/poop incident

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A local mom said she was shocked when she removed her three-year-old's car seat from the back seat of the car. It happened after the ride home from a Vigo County restaurant went disgusting in multiple ways. Ami Essex is three-year-old Alex's mom. She said it came down to two … Continue reading ‘It shook me…’ mom reacts after seeing what was under her three-year-old’s car seat after puke/poop incident

Dead battery problems? Dad set fight ‘big battery’ as prices go up – demands rechargeable only

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) -- A local dad says he is suspicious of the disposable big battery's corruption and reach. Chris Essex is the father of three-year-old Alex. He says he is always forced to buy, find, and swap out batteries in his son's toys. "Look, I' m not saying it is a conspiracy...well, actually, … Continue reading Dead battery problems? Dad set fight ‘big battery’ as prices go up – demands rechargeable only

A second life? Toddler saves baby toy set for donation

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A three year-old Indiana boy has latched into a baby toy that was previously set for donation. That's according to parents Chris and Ami Essex. Parents say it happened earlier in the week as Ami loaded some of Alex's old toys in her car for donation. "We are working on … Continue reading A second life? Toddler saves baby toy set for donation

Local dad accuses his wife of spilling more drinks than three-year-old son

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (FTN) - A local dad has accused his wife of causing more messes by spills than her three-year-old son. Chris Essex alleges his wife, Ami, is responsible for more carpet stains than three-year-old Alex. This comes as Ami recently spilled coffee all over the table and carpeted floor as the family was … Continue reading Local dad accuses his wife of spilling more drinks than three-year-old son

Local dad says his wife thinks she’s the boss, he says the three-year-old is actually in charge

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute dad says his wife thinks she is the one in charge when it comes to their three-year-old. Chris Essex said it is something he has noticed for a while, but he's been afraid to bring it up with his wife Ami. "Oh no no. This isn't a … Continue reading Local dad says his wife thinks she’s the boss, he says the three-year-old is actually in charge

‘He was full on snot dripping out of his nose crying…’ Three-year-old has meltdown after dog accused of eating his ice cube

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Vigo County three-year-old had an epic meltdown on Monday morning when he said the dog ate his ice cube. Parents say Alex Essex's dad, Chris, gave the child an ice cube to play with while making a drink. "He likes ice cubes...plus it is kind of a fun sensory … Continue reading ‘He was full on snot dripping out of his nose crying…’ Three-year-old has meltdown after dog accused of eating his ice cube

Three-year-old finds Die Hard Christmas book, wants it read to him

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - Parents in Vigo County say their three-year-old son found a Christmas book based on a popular adult R rated movie...and wanted them to read it to him. It happened on Saturday morning. Three-year-old Alex Essex got his hands on an animated Die Hard Christmas book when he went into Chris … Continue reading Three-year-old finds Die Hard Christmas book, wants it read to him

Parents use drone for overhead look at playroom destruction

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (FTN) - Parents took to the air to survey the damage after their three-year-old spent 30 minutes in his playroom by himself. It happened Wednesday night in southern Vigo County. Three-year-old Alex Essex's mom, Ami, told FTN the child took to his playroom for nearly a half an hour and played by … Continue reading Parents use drone for overhead look at playroom destruction