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. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories.