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A Labor of Love
Posted By Conn Carroll On May 9, 2008 @ 11:10 am In Economics | Comments Disabled
According to Salary.com , stay-at-home moms would rake in $117,000 a year for services they provide if they sold them on the open market. The activities included in the total include: housekeeper, day care teacher, van driver, psychologist and chief executive officer. A 2006 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics study did not include all of those elements (van driving and psychologist were not included), but they did show how irreplaceable mom is.
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