Part of being a parent is finding the right products for your picky kid. Unfortunately, another part of being a parent for many people is not having the money to try out every single variation. However, if you sign up on the myriad product testing sites geared toward mommy bloggers and parents, you'll receive free samples in the mail just about every day.
One parent product tester opportunity is the Canadian company Parent Tested Parent Approved (PTPA). PTPA tests and reviews children's products and gives the highest-rated ones its seal of approval. If you live in North America, you can sign up to be a product tester and receive free products as well as access to contests and giveaways [source: PTPA]. After you receive and use a product, you review and rate it for PTPA, which gives that information to the manufacturer for its marketing teams. The site also lists reviewed products for consumers, so they can see which products received the highest ratings.