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Disney DVD - 101 Dalmatians 2

The great 101 Dalmatians sequel from Disney

15 August 2012 | Product Review

Disney 101 Dalmatians Patch's London Adventure DVD cover

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 where 101 Dalmatians leaves off, in the same charming vintage Disney style.

This is the story of Patch, one of the original, adorable black and white spotted puppies we came to know and love in 101 Dalmatians. But we find that Patch is suffering from an identity crisis - how can he be known and loved for the puppy he is, and not as just one of one hundred and one Dalmatian puppies?

With lots of fun, music and adventure, there are some new and endearing characters to meet too - such as Patch's unlikely TV hero Thunderbolt. There is a rather surprising undercover villian to discover, as well as the evil Cruella De Vil to contend with yet again. However - spoiler alert! - against all the odds, Patch and Thunderbolt triumph to save the day, and become the famous heros that we knew they were all along!

101 Dalmatians 2 - Patch's London Adventure is an exciting romp that will have the kids glued to this fun doggy adventure for the length of the entire movie - plenty of time for mum or dad to get dinner ready!

It's yet another hit from Disney and a definite must for all Disney (and dog!) fans!

101 Dalmatians 2 - Patch's London Adventure is now available on Blu-ray and DVD from 15 August 2012

Read about the original 101 Dalmatians movie here
Print out your free 101 Dalmatians Patch's London Adventure activity sheet here!

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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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