Missing toddler found ALIVE after two days!

His parents must be beside themselves with relief.

A 3-year-old boy who vanished while playing in his grandmother's backyard in North Carolina has been found after two days, authorities have said.

Casey Hathaway had been playing with two other children ina backyard in Ernul on Tuesday but didn't come inside with the others, Fox News reported.

Rescue crews and volunteers scoured the area, which is heavily wooded, but could find no sign of the little boy for 48 hours.

Fears grew for the boy's health as the temperature dropped overnight.

Miraculously, rescuers say he is in good health and is being evaluated in hospital.

Create tech-free zones. Keep family mealtimes, other family and social gatherings, and children's bedrooms screen free. Turn off televisions that you aren't watching, because background TV can get in the way of face-to-face time with kids. Recharge devices overnight—outside your child's bedroom to help him or her avoid the temptation to use them when they should be sleeping. These changes encourage more family time, healthier eating habits, and better sleep.

We're so thrilled this story has a happy ending when it could have ended in tragedy.