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Children's DVD Reviews

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse - Mickey's Message From Mars Disney Junior DVD

25 September 2012 | DVD Review

All the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Pals Are Back!

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Mars DVD cover

Mickey and all the Clubhouse Pals are back for a new Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Adventure!

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 as "Please come help!" - and of course, that's just what Mickey and his pals must do!

It's Mickey, Daisy, Goofy, and Pluto to the rescue, and all of them are soon rocketing their way to Mars, complete with a full set of Mouse-ke-tools from the ever-helpful Toodles.

The Mickey Mouse Clubhouse DVDs are great kid-pleasers - but don't think that they are the kind of kids DVD that has them glued to the TV like a Zombie! As the stories unfold, Mickey appeals to the viewer to help select the correct "Mousketools" to solve problems - be prepared for the kids yelling answers at the screen as the story gets them in! Mickey always has something new to teach, or new words and concepts to add to your little one's vocabulary!

These DVDs are colourful, bright and engaging, and the plots are easy for little children to follow. All in all, the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse is a parent and kid win-win DVD series!

Mickey's Message From Mars and another new release, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Space Adventure are now available on DVD from 5 September 2012

Read the new release Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Space Adventure review, plus download some fun kids activity sheets here

What does it mean to be a single mum?Of course, the


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.


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


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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