Listen to Dori Monson weekdays on KIRO Radio 97.3 FM
Dori Monson

Researchers: Dads are like, so embarrassing

Kids say dads are the most embarrassing parent because of their lack of style and the car they drive, according to researchers.

Everything from nerdy glasses and wearing socks with their sandals made the list. And most kids say they're pretty sure dear old dad thinks he's cool.

To avoid being seen with dad, kids request to be dropped off around the corner or skip hanging out after school if they know dad is home. Some kids even went so far to say they'd completely ignore their dads if they saw him in public.

We're betting the researchers were a bunch of moms hoping their husbands agree to a makeover.

This dad took it to the extreme and filmed his kid trying to squeeze into a pair of skinny jeans. He makes him squat and do a turn. Not sure who should be the embarrassed one.

NOTE: The man who saved a 7-year-old in the video posted below is a dad...probably an embarrassing one too.

ATTENTION COMMENTERS: We've changed our comments, but want to keep you in the conversation.
Please login below with your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Disqus account. Existing MyNorthwest account holders will need to create a new Disqus account or use one of the social logins provided below. Thank you.
comments powered by Disqus

In the community
Do you know an exceptional citizen who has impacted and inspired others?
KIRO Radio and WSECU would like to recognize six oustanding citizens this year. Nominate them to be recognized and to receive a $2,000 charitable grant.