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Disney DVD - Treasure Buddies

Mum review

A new "Buddies" DVD from Disney

Disney Treasure Buddies DVD cover

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!

When trouble threatens Mudbud's owner Pete and his Grandfather the Buddies follow close behind, stowing away on their plane to mysterious Egypt.

The Buddies romp their way through Egyptian markets, deserts and ancient monuments, solving puzzles and avoiding booby-traps as they go - and the evil cat Ubasti!

The race is on to find the precious Cat's Eye Jewel necklace, the lost treasure of Cleocatra - and so save all of Dog-kind!

As always, the Buddies are great fun to watch by both kids and adults alike. This is perhaps the best Buddies movie yet - a riotous romp packed with mystery, suspense - and hilarious puppy one-liners that only the Buddies can deliver so well.

There are new friends to be met along the way too, with the oh-so-cute Cammy the baby camel and Babi the mischievous monkey - a rather resplendent fellow in his little suit and hat!

The storyline is nicely grounded in a way that the kids are able to follow, but is exciting enough to keep them guessing what happens next. There was lots of shouting, gasps and laughter throughout the movie, which the kids and I watched avidly from beginning to end.

It's yet another Buddies sure-fire hit from Disney that children of all ages are going to love - and don't be too surprised if you find yourself sitting down with them to watch it too!

Treasure Buddies is available on Blu-ray and DVD from July 4, 2012

Print out your free Treasure Buddies activity sheet here!

Fun Movie Freebies!

Print out your free, fun Treasure Buddies Mystery Maze 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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