Creepy or fun? Dad moves hand painted portrait to toddler’s playroom

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - Critics are calling the placement of a portrait in a three-year-old's playroom something from a dictatorship. On Monday night, after three-year-old Alex Essex went to bed, his dad Chris, placed a hand painted portrait of himself in Alex's playroom. "A coworker, several years ago painted this of me. I think … Continue reading Creepy or fun? Dad moves hand painted portrait to toddler’s playroom

Three-year-old tries to send his mom to time-out for ripping after she opens a piece of mail

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Vigo County three-year-old attempted to place his mom in time-out after he accused her of ripping. It happened on Monday in the southern part of the county. According the dad, Chris Essex, three-year-old Alex witnessed his mom, Ami open a piece of mail. "He knows ripping is bad. He … Continue reading Three-year-old tries to send his mom to time-out for ripping after she opens a piece of mail

‘He went on a Thomas and Percy rampage…’ Three-year-old’s confiscated toy collection hits record high as parents see one night spike in throwing

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (FTN) - A pair of local parents say their three-year-old's confiscated toy collection hit a record high limit on Sunday. According to parents Chris and Ami Essex, they are fighting a throwing toys problem with their son Alex. "When he gets mad or frustrated...he will throw the toy," Chris said. "We are … Continue reading ‘He went on a Thomas and Percy rampage…’ Three-year-old’s confiscated toy collection hits record high as parents see one night spike in throwing

Pre-bedtime timeout end up being more punishments for parents than three-year-old

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A pair of local parents say a last second, pre-bedtime timeout ended up being more punishment for them than their three-year-old. It happened on Thursday night in southern Vigo County. Parents Chris and Ami Essex tell FTN their their three-year-old Alex pinched his mom on his way to bed. The … Continue reading Pre-bedtime timeout end up being more punishments for parents than three-year-old

Parents scramble as three-year-old bolts down aisle of fragile items at Kohl’s

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A pair of Terre Haute parents were forced to scramble when their three-year-old bolted down an aisle of fragile items at a Vigo County store. It happened on Thursday when Chris and Ami Essex took Alex to Kohl's to return an item. As the family walked toward the exit, Alex … Continue reading Parents scramble as three-year-old bolts down aisle of fragile items at Kohl’s