These 28 Extraordinarily Bingeable Shows Are Perfect Parental-Leave Entertainment
So, you have big plans for your parental leave. Along with getting in major cuddle time with your newborn, you're hoping to catch up on a few household chores and possibly even sneak in a nap or two while your baby sleeps. But when the reality and exhaustion of parenthood kick in, you may find you want to do nothing but relax and watch TV — and that's perfectly OK!
After both of my babies were born, I was too tired to do anything. Even the simplest chore felt like climbing a mountain, and with my maternal alarm going off every 10 minutes, it was impossible for me to get any restful sleep. With no one else around to talk to and no energy to do anything productive, time seemed to slow down. But as it turned out, my maternity leave became the perfect time to catch up on all the TV shows I had been meaning to watch, especially during my frequent nursing sessions.
Luckily, in this beautiful era of streaming video, there's a variety of amazing content you can easily access with just a click of a button. So if you are a new parent and need something to keep you entertained during your parental leave, here's a list of binge-worthy shows to watch when you need a little break.