My parenting challenge for 2017

This is a special page I created for my parenting challenge! I will gather here all the articles related to this challenge and I hope that our ideas will inspire you to join us in this challenge for the whole year.

If you have any questions or you want to share your ideas, I would be glad to hear from you! Please feel free to leave me a message here or to write me an email anytime you want. My email address is raluca@playfulnotes.com.


If you just joined the parenting challenge, you can start from hereMy parenting challenge for 2017. This is my plan for the whole year and includes all the main topics we will discover throughout the year. If you haven’t started the challenge in January, there no problem? You can start it anytime and you will find all our ideas here on the blog. It’s never too late to start a challenge for building a better relationship with your child, so you can join us anytime! 🙂parenting challenge page

Below you can find the detailed plan for each month, the list will be updated every month, so I hope you will enjoy the ideas and will come back for new inspiration. 🙂

Month 1: Connection timeparenting challenge page

This is the detailed plan for the first month: Parenting challenge: my plan for the first month.

Here are some articles with ideas for building a strong connection with your child and make him feel loved all the time:

Why it’s important to have special time with kids (+ 5 ideas)

21 great mom-toddler date ideas to make your child happy.

Month 2: Arts & Craftsparenting challenge page

The second month is dedicated to Arts & crafts activities, so I searched for a lot of creative ideas for us to try.

Here is the plan for this month and an update about last month: My report for January and my plan for February. You can find a lot of ideas for creative activities for kids in these two articles:

You can find a lot of ideas for creative activities for kids in these three articles:

28 playful craft ideas and a complete list of craft supplies for kids

19 process art ideas for kids: easy to prepare and really fun

10 lovely and easy Valentine’s Day crafts for kids (+the list of craft supplies for them).

Month 3: Books and storiesparenting challenge page

The second month is dedicated to books and stories, so I searched for a lot of nice books for us to discover.

Here is the plan for this month and an update about last month: My report for last month and my plan for the month dedicated to books and stories.

I will add new links as soon as I publish new articles.