It’s a truth universally known that stay-at-home mums work hard. Really hard.
They scrub bathrooms, do the accounting, make three meals a day (plus snacks) and make sure the emotional needs of every child are being met. They are (like all parents) super heroes.
But work stay-at-home mums do is often perceived as a labour of love and adoration, rarely being perceived as actual labour. However according to Salary.com, if their work was converted into a salary it would be… a lot.
The website researched a range of jobs and various tasks that stay-at-home parents complete throughout the day, such as Laundry Manager and CEO, and came to the calculation that the job is worth AUD $225,000 per annum. Wow.
And to top it off, with the average 9 to 5 job equating to 40 hours working a week, being a full-time parent equates to more than two full-time jobs.
Stay-at-home mums are on call 24 hours, and carry, among other things, the emotional and administrative weight of a home. So their work week would equate to 96 hours.
They’re essentially running a small company. But with children. Any job with a description like that is well worthy of a six figure salary in our eyes.
Mamamia is funding 100 girls in school, every day.
So just by spending time with Mamamia, you’re helping educate girls, which is the best tool to lift them out of poverty.
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