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Disney DVD Review - Bambi

Bambi is going back into the Disney Vault

6 July 2012 | Product Review

Disney Bambi DVD cover

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.

Bambi is a beautiful coming of age story, and follows the life of a Bambi, an adorable baby deer. We witness Bambi's life - from birth to adolescence and then adulthood.

Bambi steals your heart from the very start of the movie, from his hilarious very first attempts at walking, to his surprise at discovering rain drops! As Bambi explores his forest world with his mother, amongst the delights, there are also some scary and confronting moments, so it's best for young children to watch Bambi together with a parent or carer.

During his adventures, Bambi makes new and endearing friends, such as Thumper the rabbit, Flower the Skunk and Faline, his childhood friend and eventual life partner. Together they explore the world around them, taking the viewer on a wonderful journey into the life of a deer.

Though time and animated film technology has moved on over the decades, Bambi loses none of its charm and appeal when compared to modern animated movies. Disney achieved incredible feats of production excellence, and insisted upon portraying Bambi's world accurately to a remarkable degree. The animation illustrators achieved their diligent attention to detail by studying real deer and other animals at the Disney studios (these animals were even named after the film characters, and were later released into wildlife parks). This process meant that Bambi took years to complete - much longer than several other Disney movies released around the same time in the late 1930s, early 1940s.

Bambi is a gentle, charming movie that enrapture both children and parents. It is still available for purchase on Blu-ray and DVD. But be quick - Bambi disappears back into the Disney Vault on 31 July 20

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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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