What’s it worth to you?

Here’s one of those stories that tells you what the work you’re doing at home would be paid if you had to hire someone else to do it. … Of course a big part of the job of mothering is about what someone else couldn’t or wouldn’t do. And specifically about evading the paid economy. If it were paid at these rates, a lot of this work wouldn’t get done, because few people could afford it. Family is another word for venture capital, of both monetary and non-monetary kinds.