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Annual salary: $76,650
Hourly pay: $36.85
Stay-at-home moms: 7.6 hours a week
Working moms: 5.8 hours a week
The irony of this one is not only do you have to act like a psychologist when your kids come to you with problems, by the end of the day most moms feel like they need one themselves.
But in all seriousness, kids are dealing with a lot of problems these days. Bullying is an epidemic, kids are bombarded with advertising and mixed media messages all day long and the school playground is a minefield of potential pitfalls. And we haven’t even discussed your run of the mill temper tantrums, the psychological warfare that is getting your toddler potty-trained and dealing with your significant other.
Dust off that couch, you’re gonna need it.
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