How much is a mom and dad's domestic work worth?
Domestic tasks that are typically considered to be "mom's work" has a market value of $60,182, according to Insure.com as reported by MSN Money. That's the cost of hiring out all the tasks that are commonly associated with motherhood.
Men and fathers continue to -- on average -- earn more money outside of the home than women and moms do. A 2007 study by the Pew Research Center found that 78 percent of husbands out-earn their wives.
This diminishes the time and value of a dad's contributions to the household. One study found that the market value of a dad's contribution to the household stands at about $20,415.
Interesting food for thought.
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Source: MSN Money