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DVD Review - Monsters University


It's the DVD - Bluray release every parent and child has been waiting for - finally Monsters University is now available to buy! Monsters University, the Prequel to the classic Monsters Inc is the Prequel that just does not disappoint. Read the complete DVD review here...

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DVD Review - The Jungle Book


The Jungle Book is a timeless classic from the golden age of animation. It follows the journey of Mowgli, a baby 'man cub' who is abandoned and discovered in the depths of the jungle. Read the complete DVD review here...

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DVD Review - Star Wars Yoda Chronicles


Filled with Brick-Smashing Fun from the Two Smash Hit Specials - LEGO® Star Wars™: The Yoda Chronicles™ will release on Read the complete DVD review here...

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DVD Review - Super Buddies


Rosebud, B-Dawg, Budderball, Buddha and Mudbud em'bark' on their biggest adventure yet this year as the caped crusaders race to stop a shape-shifting outer space bully who threatens to destroy the planet! Read the complete DVD review here...

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DVD Review - The Little Mermaid


The Little Mermaid is available on DVD from 11 September for all the family to enjoy! This brilliant Disney classic movie is a timeless winner - now better than ever in High Definition Read the complete DVD review here...

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DVD Review - Oz The Great and Powerful


Oz The Great and Powerful is the behind-the scenes tale of the small-time cirucs magician Oscar Diggs and his magical journey of how he came to be thrown from Kansas into the mystical land of Oz Read the complete DVD review here...

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DVD Review - Peter Pan


Re-discover the charmingly innocent world of the London Darling Family. Peter Pan, the boy who never grew up, enters Wendy, John and Michael Darling's lives via their Nursery window. We get to meet Tinkerbell for the first time, and Peter invites his young charges to Neverland Read the complete DVD review here...
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DVD Review - Barbie in the Pink Shoes


Who doesn't love Barbie movies? Their non-violent movie themes and gentle moral guidance are big parent-winners when it comes to child-movie selection. But you'd be mistaken if you thought that Barbie movies are just for little girls! Read the complete DVD review here
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DVD Review - Disney
Frankenweenie


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
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DVD Review - Disney Pixar Shorts


You know how the kids love all those amazingly watchable Pixar movies - Toy Story, Up, Cars, Wall-E, Ratatouille? Well this is a collection of 12 short films that include much-loved characters from all of those landmark Disney Pixar kids features - and more! Read the complete DVD review here
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DVD Review - Monster's Inc. Re-release


Sulley and Mike live in Monstropolis and are employed to scare human children for a living - but when they encounter the plucky little toddler Boo who follows them back into their world, they get much more than they bargained for! Read the complete DVD review here
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DVD Review - Disney
Brave


Brave is the exciting new Bluray and DVD release from Disney - and when you see the brand Disney Pixar, you just know it's going to be a great movie for both kids and adults!
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DVD Review - Disney
Santa Paws 2


Santa Paws 2 has arrived just in time for Christmas! This wonderful new Disney DVD release features a whole new litter of Santa Pups to fall in love with
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DVD Review - Disney
Geek Charming


Dylan (Sarah Hyland) is a status obsessed teen queen, who begins to change her perspective when she becomes the star of the school geek’s documentary
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Tinker Bell and the Secret of the Wings Movie


Walt Disney Studios proudly reveals the all-new animated fairy feature film, Tinker Bell and the Secret of the Wings. Starring Tinker Bell, one of Disney’s most beloved and iconic characters, along with all her fairy friends
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DVD Review - Disney
Cinderella


Cinderella is the essential fairy tale that will have every little girl dreaming of her happily ever after. The ultimate rags-to-riches tale, the beautiful golden-haired Cinderella spends her days slaving away for her two ugly step-sisters and sinister, cruel step-mother.
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Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3 - Viva La Fiesta

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Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3


Papi (voiced by George Lopez), Chloe (Odette Annable) and the pups have hit the big time as they move into a luxurious hotel. Chloe is living it up as the hotels new spoke's-dog model, but Papi's normal role as the pups street-wise teacher has been taken over by the hotels very-own elite dog school
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DVD Review - Disney
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
Space Adventure


Professor Von Drake challenges Mickey Mouse and his Clubhouse pals Minnie, Donald, Daisy, Goofy and of course Pluto with a Space Adventure - find 10 stars that will lead them to find a treasure on the Mystery Planet! A Treasure Map shows them the way - first go the Moon, then Mars, then Saturn...
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Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
Mickey's Message From Mars


Something funny is going on, on Mars...Mickey and Professor Von Drake have spotted a colourful flashing light coming from Mars - from someone that looks just like him! The message is deciphered by Toodles - "Please come help!" - and of course, that's just what Mickey and his pals must do!....
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DVD Review - Disney - 101 Dalmatians

101 Dalmatians, that essential timeless classic from Disney is now available to purchase for your home children's DVD collection. 101 Dalmatians has all the key elements of a great movie - romance, humour, suspense, an evil character...plus an added ingredient to get the kids in - 15 adorable black and white spotted puppies! ...
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DVD Review - Disney - 101 Dalmatians 2 - Patch's London Adventure

101 Dalmatians 2 - Patch's London Adventure is the sequel to the incredibly popular classic, 101 Dalmatians - and the good news is, you can now own this great kids DVD on Bluray as well as DVD! 101 Dalmatians 2 - Patch's London Adventure picks up right where 101 Dalmatians left-off....
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DVD Review - Disney - Treasure Buddies

When my kids heard that a sixth Disney Buddies movie - Treasure Buddies - was coming out, they were very eager to see it - and it certainly didn't disappoint! All of their favourite Buddies puppies are back in Treasure Buddies - Rosebud, B-Dawg, Budderball, Buddha and Mudbud - and they're ready for a new adventure!...
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DVD Review - Disney - Bambi

Bambi is a much-loved Walt Disney animated movie that has become a timeless family classic. First released in 1942, Bambi is currently available for home-purchase. A testament to how good Bambi actually is, is proven by the movie's huge and consistent popularity throughout the years - from generation to generation of children, all around the world...
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DVD Review - Disney - Beauty And The Beast

Beauty And The Beast is a true Disney classic that should be on the shelves of everyone's childhood DVD collection. But be warned! Time is running out to secure your own copy, with this much-loved movie returning into the Disney Vault on 31 July...
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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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