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Disney DVD competition

Frankenweenie DVD Review + Goodies Prize Pack To Be Won!






Disney DVD

Frankenweenie is the captivating story of a boy and his dog - but this is no ordinary tale!

When outsider Victor's dog Sparky suddenly passes away, Victor manages to bring him back to life with the help of a science experiment. But Victor doesn't realise the can of worms that he has opened until the local townsfolk find out about Sparky's revival - may the mayhem begin!

Frankenweenie is another irresistibly spooky black-and-white classic from the oh-so-clever Tim Burton, and is bound to get both the kids and adults hooked from start to finish!

This new-release Disney DVD is now available to add to your own family DVD collection - get yours on Blu-ray and DVD (From RRP $42.95).

Fun Movie Freebies!


Print out your free activity sheets here!

Print out your free, fun
Frankenweenie activity sheets here!


Enter Our Competition to Win
A Frankenweenie Prize Pack!


One lucky mum will win for her child a fantastic Frankenweenie Prize Pack - valued at over $200!

The Frankenweenie Prize Pack includes



  • A copy of Frankenweenie on Blu-ray (RRP $42.95)
  • A Frankenweenie messenger bag (RRP $49.95)
  • A Frankenweenie key chain (RRP $14.95)
  • A Frankenweenie pencil set (RRP $9.95)
  • A Frankenweenie watch (RRP $19.95)
  • A Frankenweenie journal (RRP $14.95)
  • A Frankenweenie pet leash (RRP $19.95)
  • A Frankenweenie t-shirt (RRP $29.95)

To be in the running to win the Frankenweenie prize pack, simply tell us in 25 words or less why you'd like to win it - it's that easy!

The best entry will WIN the Frankenweenie Prize Pack!

Competition open to adults 18 years and over. Competition ends at 11pm, 21 March 2013. Please read the full Competition Terms & Conditions here prior to entry

This competition is now closed

And the lucky winner is...


L. Henderson, SA


Congratulations winning mum!

Not a winner this time? Keep an eye out for more exciting SingleMum.com.au competitions here!





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

kids

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.

Centrelink

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

divorce

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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