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Competition Exclusive
3-Day Competition

Where single mums WIN!

Win 1-of-6 new-release DVDs
in the Single Mother Forum!

Competition now closed - the lucky winners are listed below!

...Are the holidays over yet?!

Yep - we know the kids are getting a little antsy towards the end of the holidays (and maybe you are too!), so here are some DVDs to cheer everyone up! are giving 6 single lucky mums the chance to win a FREE DVD - Bridesmaids, The Smurfs Movie or The Little Engine That Could new-release DVD - valued at up to $30 each!

To win a DVD, simply go to the, and make a new post in one of the following prize forums. The two posts with the most "Likes" (from anyone, including yourself!) by midnight 25 January 2012 will get a copy of the DVD specified for that forum! Easy Peasy!

The (only) competition forums are:

Recipes and meal ideas for one or more

- DVD to be won - Bridesmaids

The Shopping Mall

- DVD to be won - The Little Engine That Could


- DVD to be won - The Smurfs Movie

There are lots of topics to choose from already in these forums, or you can start a new topic - even post just a few sentences if you prefer. Post as many times as you like!

So what are you waiting for? You've only got a maximum of 3 days before the competition closes, and you can possibly win a DVD with as little as 1 "Like" - and that can even be your own!

This competition is open to 18 year old and over adults, unlimited entries allowed, limit of one DVD win per household.
The competition ends at midnight, 25 January 2012. Read the full Terms & Conditions here

Go to the

And The Winners Are...

The following single mother forum members won a DVD:


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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