What to Watch this Holiday Season on Netflix. . .with Kids!!

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The holiday season is getting closer and Netflix is here to deliver a little cheer to the end of a less-than-cheerful 2020.  There is a full slate of holiday entertainment heading to Netflix from movies, to shows, to documentaries, and everything in between!  Whether it's holiday episodes of some well-established favorites or new holiday movies to set the mood, you'll want to grab you hot chocolate, some cookies, and settle in for the chilly months ahead. As a mom, check out what titles I'm most excited to watch with the family during the upcoming holiday season!

The Christmas Chronicles 2 - 11/25/20

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It’s been two years since siblings Kate (Darby Camp) and Teddy Pierce (Judah Lewis) saved Christmas, and a lot has changed. Kate, now a cynical teenager, is reluctantly spending Christmas in Cancun with her mom’s new boyfriend and his son Jack (Jahzir Bruno). Unwilling to accept this new version of her family, Kate decides to run away. But when a mysterious, magical troublemaker named Belsnickel threatens to destroy the North Pole and end Christmas for good, Kate and Jack are unexpectedly pulled into a new adventure with Santa Claus (Kurt Russell). Written and directed by Chris Columbus (Home Alone, Harry Potter) and co-starring Goldie Hawn, THE CHRISTMAS CHRONICLES 2 is an action-packed adventure for the whole family that’s full of heart, humor, and holiday spirit. Find my review of The Christmas Chronicles 2 HERE!

Captain Underpants Mega Blissmas - 12/4/20

George and Harold love Christmas, but they feel like it could use some upgrades. So they make a comic about a new version of the holiday: BLISSMAS. Instead of red bows, laser shows! Instead of ugly sweaters, cool capes! Instead of decorating trees, creating tree-bots! The boys take Melvin’s time toad back to convince Santa to incorporate some of their ideas to his new holiday. But they come back to the present to find that their plan didn’t work quite how they’d hoped. George and Harold realize they need to help Santa remember the true meaning of Christmas before it’s gone forever!

Have you seen the Captain Underpants series on Netflix? Learn more about it here!

The Big Show: Christmas - 12/9/20

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When Big Show gets injured Cassy has to fill his big shoes in the hopes of winning the neighborhood Christmas competition. Meanwhile JJ, Mandy and Lola are sent on a scavenger hunt for presents only to discover spending time together might be the best gift of all.

Angela's Christmas Wish - 12/1/20

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Angela's Christmas Wish is a heart-warming tale of a determined little girl who sets out to reunite her family in time for Christmas. Based on characters from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Frank McCourt, it is a tender and funny story about the importance of family and togetherness.

Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey - 11/13/20

A musical adventure and a visual spectacle for the ages, Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey is a wholly fresh and spirited family holiday event. Set in the gloriously vibrant town of Cobbleton, the film follows legendary toymaker Jeronicus Jangle (Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker) whose fanciful inventions burst with whimsy and wonder. But when his trusted apprentice (Emmy winner Keegan-Michael Key) steals his most prized creation, it’s up to his equally bright and inventive granddaughter (newcomer Madalen Mills) — and a long-forgotten invention — to heal old wounds and reawaken the magic within. From the imagination of writer-director David E. Talbert and featuring original songs by John Legend, Philip Lawrence, Davy Nathan, and "This Day" performed by Usher and Kiana Ledé, Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey reminds us of the strength of family and the power of possibility. Find my review of Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey here!

Netflix certainly is the gift that keeps on giving this holiday season! Keep checking back for more updates on holiday magic at home and check out the full Netflix holiday slate below!

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