Again, citing social programming and antiquated gender ideas claiming women are “best” suited to staying home and taking care of the respective couples' children, whether she likes it or not (Feminine Mystique). Thus, she earns far less, or nothing the entire time she is doing jobs that if we put a price tag on would cost upwards of $150k a year (think around-the-clock childcare, maid services, grocery/meals, scheduling appointments, driving everyone around to said appointments and playdates, running general errands, bookkeeping, etc).

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