You may have heard this before, but parenting isn’t easy. If we’re not sleep deprived parents of babies and toddlers we’re emotionally exhausted parents of teenagers. No matter what stage of parenting we happen to be in, we can all agree that sometimes we can use a helping hand to teach those important life lessons. Life lessons such as what to do when you or someone you know is being bullied at school, how to be more confident and the importance of honesty. Think back to when you were a kid, did you learn the importance of being a good friend from Mr. Rogers? Mr. Rogers neighborhood was a pretty important show to a lot of kids.
Watch and Learn on Netflix
Responsible programming that makes a vital difference in our children’s lives. As a parent, making sure our little ones are exposed to stories and characters that establish positive values during early developmental years is becoming more important. Findings show that entertainment can be a useful tool for learning about emotional well-being with examples of strong, supportive bonds between characters of diverse backgrounds and perspectives. With Netflix, our kids’ favorite shows can serve as catalysts to instilling positive emotional values that last long after the episode ends. From empathy to tolerance, Netflix will keep the younger kids entertained while parents can rest easy knowing they’re walking away with valuable life lessons. We are members of the Netflix Stream Team, all opinions are our own.
The morals found in Netflix responsible originals stretch a wide range of values. Use the above cheat-sheet to get an idea of the amazing programming available to stream on Netflix now.
If you’re in the midst of parenting a teen, I feel for ya. I am in the pre-teen stages of parenting and I can physically feel my son grow farther and farther away from me every day. The below video is a great example of how to reconnet with our busy teens (pre teens or not!). Watch parents and teens come together over Netflix: