Our Summer Bender Of #Netflix

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Yes, yes, I am a member of the Netflix Streamteam. Yes, I am supposed to be sharing my experiences about what the family is watching, how we are watching it, where we are watching it and how much of it we are watching.

You could say I have been slacking on most of this since the calendar flipped into summer mode. But I want it to be known, Netflix is still like another family member in our house. It’s right up there with heat and water. But unlike heat and water, Netflix keeps getting better and better and no crazy rate hikes.

So what have we been binge watching? What has our butts glued to the couch? Well here is a list of what the family has been enjoying during our current summer bender on Netflix.

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For Our Family Netflix is 100% Turn The Brain Off Time

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For those who follow the blog each month, you know I post something related to Netflix and kids. Each month the team at Netflix shares a theme that we write about and try to tie it to our family and viewing experiences.

This month, I have to admit, the theme just doesn’t stick for my situation.

For your March post, share which female Netflix characters your kids connect with and how they have made a positive impact.

Now, the obvious is, I don’t have girls and my boys will make a face if I ask who their fave female characters are.

Secondly, when our sons watch Netflix, I am not in the mindset to really focus on what my kids are taking away from it. Yes, call me a bad parent, but it’s the truth.  I am probably dozing with my eyes open.

They, like me, watch Netflix to turn the brain off and just enjoy 22 minutes of entertainment. Whether it’s Saturday morning or a quick cartoon before bed, it’s a time to just relax.

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Forget Secretly Cheating, We Just Do Our Own Thing

Catchy title eh? Don’t worry. It’s not what you think? I don’t have the energy to pull that off. I am quite happy with one special person in my life.

No, the title is referring to cheating on the person you binge watch Netflix shows with. Yes, it’s true. A recent study shows 46% of the people polled, will venture on with a show and not wait for their partner.

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So how do we get around that sticky situation at our house? It’s easy. We have our own shows. No waiting around required.

Currently my wife is blitzing through every episode of Scandal she can get her hands on, while I am spending time with The Fall.

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