Comfortable, Stylish and Affordable Yoga Wear for Girls {Giveaway}

yoga wear for girls

I have always been a girl who chooses practical wear over being dressed up. I’m all about comfort. If I can look good and be comfortable all at once, I feel confident and I consider it a success! It is very important to me that my daughter becomes her own person and to express herself freely. Naturally, I would like to influence who she becomes, but it is also very important for her to make her own decisions and choices. Fashion is one of them. My daughter loves bling and glitter, but she also LOVES comfort too! She gets equally … Continue reading

Holiday Themed Name Banners {Giveaway}

This weekend, we will begin decorating our home for Christmas! I can’t wait to pull out all of our holiday bins and go through all of the decorations to put all over the house. It will be like Christmas exploded when we are finished, but that is what makes it so much fun! Personalized decor is always the best, isn’t it? Recently, I have been introduced to Knock Knock Banners, an online store that creates personalized name banners for all occasions. Knock Knock banners has an adorable selection of Holiday Themed Name Banners! Santa’s Furry Friends and Winter Wonderland are … Continue reading

Gift Ideas for Preschoolers: Caillou Toys

Caillou Toys

I never really thought when I had kids that they would be watching what I watched when I was younger. Hearing familiar songs and catch phrases being sung from my kids makes me warm and fuzzy knowing I can relate to what they are watching. Can you believe Caillou is 25 years old? It doesn’t seem like that long ago I was watching him and now my little toddler is and loving every minute. Seeing him light up when he watches that little 4 year old Caillou who is just full of adventure makes me smile. His imagination can make … Continue reading

Organic and Healthy Food Options Made Easier with the Healthy Shopper {Giveaway}

Healthy Shopper

The Healthy Shopper’s goal is to put LESS artificial ingredients and MORE organic and healthy food options into your basket when you are shopping! The Healthy Shopper™ Coupon Book as well as their online E-coupons enable you to buy high quality natural and organic products in Canada at more affordable prices allowing you to enjoy a wider range of healthy alternatives for you and your family. The Fall Healthy Shopper Picks including organic and healthy options are: Olympic Dairy’s new Chia yogurt I typically add chia seeds to my yogurt every morning, now with this first ever yogurt on the … Continue reading

Teaching Children to be Thankful ~ Artsy Play Wednesday

Friends south of the border are gearing up for a huge holiday celebration next week: American Thanksgiving. While up here in Canada, we celebrated Thanksgiving over a month ago, I am always looking for opportunities where we can be teaching children to be thankful! This week, I came across and adorable FREE PRINTABLE over at Simply Fun Families! Click on the image below to take you to the post that shares this printable. Even though our ground is covered in snow, and jingle bells are starting to ring all around, it technically is still Fall and I would LOVE to … Continue reading

Are You Doing a Countdown to Christmas for 2014?

Countdown to Christmas

You might remember this heartfelt family tradition from Simply Fun Families which was featured here on Multi-Testing Mommy (then called 25 Days of Christmas). I have some updates to share about this wonderful product that gets the whole family into the holiday spirit… but first I’ll remind you what it’s all about… Countdown to Christmas is an activity kit for the whole family filled with unique ideas for adding a pinch of festive fun to the days leading up to Christmas. Whether you countdown for a week, 12 days, or the whole month of December, this kit helps busy parents … Continue reading

Creamy Carrot Ginger Soup

Creamy Carrot Ginger Soup

The days are getting shorter and COLDER, that means that winter will be here soon. EEK! Did I just say that? I’m sorry. But, it is the truth and I tell you nothing but the truth here on Multi-Testing Mommy. It is time to start preparing your home for winter. THAT is the truth! One way to get ready for winter is to ensure that your pantry shelves are stocked. I try to stock my pantry shelves (that are unfortunately located in my basement) with products that have a long shelf life to last us throughout the winter. One product … Continue reading

How to Help Your Child if They are Being Bullied OR if They ARE the Bully

Did you know that 75 per cent of people say they have been affected by bullying1? Bullying has been widely talked about in mainstream media within the past year, but recent statistics indicate that 78 per cent of Canadians believe that not enough is being done to stop it in their communities2. One step we can all take is to empower young people to do something about bullying, like reaching out for help. In 2013, Kids Help Phone saw a 10 per cent increase in calls related to bullying and harassment during Bullying Awareness Week. What can parents do to … Continue reading

Get Organized for Holiday Entertaining : Summer Fresh Twitter Party #Appys2014

Appys2014 Summer Fresh Twitter Party

I’ve got a very exciting announcement to make…. You are invited to a Summer Fresh Twitter Party! We are rapidly approaching the holiday entertaining time of year and many of us frantically search for fun, EASY and unique appetizer ideas. Well, search no longer! Summer Fresh has many fantastic ideas! The APPYS Entertaining Guide is now available in the LCBO Food & Drink Magazine and in the refrigerated deli of your local grocery store. Also, while supplies last if fans email Summer Fresh with their mailing address, they will send you your own copy to your doorstep! The APPYS guide … Continue reading

Cool Kid and Trendy Tots Gift Ideas

Gifts Made Easy

Do you struggle with Gift Ideas for everyone on your list during the holiday season? I kid you not, you could literally cover everyone on your list by visiting a Shoppers Drug Mart location! Each location has in-store sales, promotions & exclusive holiday gifts sets available from November 12th to December 25th (for those last minute folks). Not only does Shoppers Drug Mart carry a large variety of gifts for everyone on your list, but you can also earn Shoppers Optimum Points on almost every purchase AND most stores are open late for your shopping convenience. I know I often … Continue reading