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Norwegian Wood

Win tickets to the sensational new movie Norwegian Wood!

SingleMum.com.au together with Curious Films are giving six lucky single mums the chance to win an in-season double pass* to the fabulous new movie Norwegian Wood

Competition now closed - - the lucky winners listed below!!

*Pass valid for two people. Not valid Saturdays after 5pm, public holidays or cinema discount days. In cinemas from 6 October at various venues in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane and Canberra

In the movie, the Beatles song Norwegian Wood is pivotal to the life of the unlucky-in-love Naoko.

Has a song held special meaning in your life?

Perhaps you have a personal "theme song", or maybe a song that you just have to sing along to at the top of your lungs (much to the horror of your kids)?

To be in the running to win one of six double passes to see Norwegian Wood, post the name of your favourite song, and what special meaning it holds for you on the SingleMotherForum.com Facebook page. The six best posts will win an in-season double pass to see Norwegian Wood - now THAT'S something to sing about!

Go to our SingleMotherForum.com Facebook Page to enter!

Go to our SingleMotherForum.com Facebook Page to enter!

A little about Norwegian Wood...

Tokyo, the late 1960s…Students around the world are uniting to overthrow the establishment and Toru Watanabe’s personal life is similarly in tumult. At heart, he is deeply devoted to his first love, Naoko, a beautiful and introspective young woman. But their complex bond has been forged by the tragic death of their best friend years before. Watanabe lives with the influence of death everywhere. That is, until Midori, a girl who is everything that Naoko is not – outgoing, vivacious, supremely self-confident – marches into his life and Watanabe must choose between his past and his future....

To find out more about Norwegian Wood, you can visit the Curious Films website here.

Competition entry is open to 18 year old and over adults, and you can enter as many times as you like!
Competition ends 6 October 2011. Read the full competition Terms & Conditions




And The Winners Are...

Janine, QLD
Degan, Bentleigh, VIC
J. Buddle, Eastwood NSW
S. Cairns, Alexandra Hills QLD
A.Zimmermann, Reservoir, VIC





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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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