Breaking: Even moms like to stream TV and we’ve got the stats to prove it

Peak TV is how we connect with other people now, so what do you do if you’ve got no time to watch?

Netflix conducted a study with over 1,000 moms in the U.S. about how they find time in their schedules to stream TV how they “sneak” in their streaming and why they do it.

Almost all the women surveyed (97%) agreed that they had more me time before motherhood. The study found that three-quarters of U.S. moms (71%) admit to sneaking in TV me-time to keep up with their favorite shows in surprising ways and places. More of the Netflix research includes:

What are some creative ways that moms “sneak” TV? Glad you asked. There’s the “Bathroom sneak (40%), the Beauty sneak (27%), the Hiding sneak (21%), the Health sneak (15%), and the Carpool sneak (15%).

Some moms take breaks while working from home (22%), sitting in a parking lot (19%), running errands (19%), sitting in the driveway (17%), or even lying about other obligations (12%) (the study says “fibbing” but you know what it is).

Image: netflix/zoho

But why are the nation’s mothers lying to us and daring to take time for themselves? They have their reasons:

  1. Take a break from daily routine (66%) and have some adult-only time (49%)

  2. Feel less stressed (55%) and more refreshed (37%)

  3. Get some peace and quiet (47%) and watch something other than kids TV (46%)

  4. Feel like her old self again (32%)

  5. Be a better parent (19%)

The most sneak-worthy shows, in order, were as follows:

  1. The Walking Dead

  2. Greys Anatomy

  3. Orange is the New Black

  4. Friends

  5. 13 Reasons Why

  6. Scandal

  7. How to Get Away With Murder

  8. Once Upon A Time

  9. Fuller House

  10. Gilmore Girls

Image: netflix/zoho

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How to #MomSneak

It's no secret that we love our tv shows, which is why we partnered with Netflix to share all the ways we sneak in time for our favourite shows. Leave a comment down below and let us know how you #MomSneak your fav shows - we need all the ideas and excuses we can get!!

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