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Win a Kmart Catalogue Toy Lucky Dip worth $150!





Win $150 worth of Kmart Toys

SingleMum.com.au and Kmart are excited to offer

a great new toy competition!

To celebrate the new direction of Kmart Australia's toy range we have $150 worth of toys to giveaway!

You may have noticed Kmart didn't have a big toy sale this year like other retailers. Instead, they've decided to focus on offering a great range of toys at the best possible price year round. In fact, to ensure you don't miss out, the toys featured in the Endless Days of Play catalogue will be in store from now until December 24 2013

You can see the new Endless Days of Play Kmart Toy Catalogue here

To keep up to date with the latest Kmart news and products you can 'Like' the Kmart Facebook Page here

For your chance to win $150 worth of a wide variety of toys for both boys and girls of various ages from the brand new Kmart toy catalogue range, simply tell us in 25 words or less why you'd like to win it - it's that easy!

The best entry will WIN a $150 mixed selection of Kmart Toys!

Competition open to adults 18 years and over. Competition ends at 11pm (AEST), 26 July 2013. Please read the full Competition Terms & Conditions here prior to entry

This competition is now closed

And the lucky winner is...

H. Linden, QLD

Congratulations to the 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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