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Be Brave Giveaway Exclusive Giveaway!

"Be Brave" Book Giveaway!

Has your child been hurt by someone? and JoJo Publishing are giving 6 single mums a FREE copy of the fabulous Be Brave book, valued at $19.95 each!

Giveaway now closed - the lucky winners are listed below!

To get a free book, simply go to one of the Single Mother Facebook Pages, "Like" our Facebook page and write "I want to my FREE copy of Be Brave" on the Facebook wall - that's it!

The first six mums will win their very own FREE copy of Be Brave! So what are you waiting for? Be Brave!

A little about Be Brave...

Has your child been harmed by someone? Perhaps you suspect that they are being bullied, or abused by someone? Be Brave, by Karen Rochester, is a valuable tool to help an emotionally or physically damaged child come to terms with what has happened, or is still happening to them - and teaches them how to make it stop....

To find out more about Be Brave, you can read the Be Brave Book Review here!

This giveaway is open to 18 year old and over adults, limit of one book per household.
The giveaway ends after all 6 books are claimed, or 1 December 2011 - whichever comes first. Read the full Giveaway Terms & Conditions

And The Winners Are...

S. Cairns, Alex Hills QLD
A. Jane, St.Agnes SA
C. Kelly, Park Holme, SA
T. Allen, Rockhampton, QLD
R. Tadd, Cooran QLD
K. Roberts, Mornington Peninsula VIC

Enter another competition!

What does it mean to be a single mum?Of course, the


are the most important thing in a single mum's life. Kids are the focus and always have been. But along with the children, there are other matters that can confuse a single mum's life.


plays a big part of a single mother's life, mainly because this is where a large percentage of single mums get their finances from. Centrelink are the source from where the

single mother pension

, or as it is otherwise known, the single parent payment comes from. The single mother pension is a subsistence amount, but just the same, it is money to live on, and so it is important, no matter if it is called single parent payment, single mother pension or whatever Centrelink welfare classes it at the time

Often, single mums come out of a


or defacto relationship only to find that their troubles have just begun, and find that their first step leads them towards Family Law - it's time to engage a lawyer.
There are more than just Centrelink finance problems to worry about, as mentioned before, but also

child custody

issues. Child custody is something that hits right at the heart of

single mums

. If a single mother's ex husband or ex partner has been a domestic violence perpetrator, the mum may be greatly worried about child custody. They worry that their kids won't be safe with their spouse, who has already proven to be abusive because they caused

domestic violence

, which resulted in a divorce or separation.

Even so,

Family Court

will often still order a form of child custody named

Shared Parenting

. Shared Parenting is a form of child custody division of time or parental responsibility between the parents. Mother's often look for a good divorce lawyer to try to avoid share parenting with an abusive ex-spouse after divorce, however in many cases Shared Parenting is still the outcome after the divorce, no matter how good the divorce lawyers have been. They will often settle for visitation at a contact centre or access centre where fathers or mothers are supervised during child custody access.

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