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Amazing ad campaign every little and big girl should see!

SingleMum.com.au | 01 July 2014
How does your daughter behave, when told to act "like a girl"?





When we first saw this Youtube of an advertising campaign, we just had to share - the message is a strong one, particularly for young girls - what do you think of, when you are told to do something "like a girl?"

Sometimes, we are brought up to believe that girls are the weaker sex - that what we do perhaps isn't as effective - that our actions, defined by our very gender, should be demoralised, demeaned with three simple words - "like a girl"

Watch this Youtube - show it to your daughters - it will help reinvent this put-down - help protect them for the future, help them rediscover their pride in themselves, and assist in building their self-esteem - because being and acting like a girl, is not just ok - but mighty!

Don't forget to share when you've finished watching!





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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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