Listen, one of our rights as parents is taking any and every opportunity to embarrass our kids. We're not talking about playing a joke on them at their expense or hurting or damaging them in any way. We're talking about singing as loud as we can in the grocery store or wearing that bright green dress we know they hate to school pick-up. For all the droll, mundane stuff we deal with day to day as parents, we want to let loose and have some fun, too! The thing is, once our kids reach a certain age, our version of fun seems to cause them great discomfort. Mortification, even! We get it - we can recall being embarrassed by our own parents on many occasions. But you know what? We still don't care. When our jam comes on? We're singing and dancing, no matter where we are. Even if that place happens to be in our car when we're stranded on a highway in terrible traffic! Take a cue from Wendy Chupp Gossett of Colorado and dance like no one is watching, even though everyone is watching, and make sure your kids are around to melt into the floorboards in embarrassment.
This is what happens when you’re stuck for four hours on I 25Posted by Wendy Chupp Gossett on Friday, January 18, 2019
Wendy was traveling with her kids and they ended up stuck in traffic for over four hours. That's a long time to be cooped up in the car! Her son Nathan was sitting in the front seat, and was getting a bit stressed up by the trip. So Wendy put on the Backstreet Boys "Everybody", cracked the radio, and got out of the car for an impromptu dance party! Her goal was to get Nathan to join her, but judging by his reaction to her dancing, he was not having it. But someone seemed to enjoy her performance!
Nick Carter himself retweeted the video of Wendy getting down to one of his songs. When you get retweeted by a Backstreet Boy while dancing to the Backstreet Boys?! That's priceless.
How could I stay in the car as I heard, "Everybody, rock your body??" Those truckers and other disgruntled motorists needed a little BSB jam to brighten their day! Your song is now our family anthem! "Rough day? Rock your body!"— Wendy Gossett (@wendygossettmom) January 24, 2019
We love her spirit! And we agree - if you're having a rough day, dance it out! And if your kids happen to see it and get embarrassed by your sweet dance moves? Well, even better.