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Taronga Zoo competition

WIN one of four Single Parent Family Passes to Taronga Zoo!




Searching for up-coming school holiday fun? Taronga Zoo will keep them busy, and we have four Family Passes of three tickets (1 x adult + 2 x child tickets) to be won!

These school holidays, bring your family to Taronga Zoo to meet their Meerkat mob

Meerkats are one of the most popular animals at Taronga Zoo, but few people know much about this social, and often political species.

These school holidays, Taronga visitors can get to know the Meerkat mob, led by alpha male 'Bob' from the people that know them best, their Zoo Keepers, during a special Keeper Talk at 1:00pm daily.

So why not take the kids to Taronga Zoo these holidays for a whole lot of Meerkat fun!

Taronga Zoo competition

This school holidays, SingleMum.com.au, your Australian single parenting website, and Taronga Zoo are delighted to offer four single parent families a Family Pass to Taronga Zoo in Sydney.

Each Family Pass consists of one adult and two child tickets, and is valued at $74.80!

To be in the running to win one of these fabulous Taronga Zoo Family Passes, simply tell us in 25 words or less why you and your child would like to go to the Zoo these school holidays - it's that easy!

The best four entries will WIN a Taronga Zoo Family Pass!

Competition open to adults 18 years and over. Limit of one prize per household. Competition ends 10pm AEST 22 September 2013. Please read the full Competition Terms & Conditions here prior to entry

This competition is now closed

And the lucky winners are...

E. Dabelstein, NSW
M. Kenny, NSW
T. O'Reilly, NSW
S. Smith, NSW

Congratulations winning parents!

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



You can read our latest Taronga Zoo Review 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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