10 Educational Shows That Parents Don't Hate Watching With Their Children

02/20/2013 04:43pm ET

This week, we’ve learned that educational television is an acceptable form of laziness and escape for stressed out parents everywhere. While society stills tells overworked moms and dads that screen time will turn our kids into “Supersize Me” slobs, we were at least relieved to hear that some TV programs might not make children horrible, misbehaving brats. The only problem is that these educational shows also have a tendency to be mind-numbingly obnoxious.