How much is motherhood worth? Every year, salary.com jiggers up the numbers and calculates how much the functions of motherhood should fetch on the open market. This year? $117,856 for stay-at-homes.
The figure is down from last year. Times are tough all around.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts where he was VP of programming for Berkshire Broadcasting Co. He was an editor at the RKO Radio Network in New York, and WHDH Radio in Boston. He is the founder of the MPR News’ website. He is a private pilot and flies an airplane he built.