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Mom's value drops below $60K

An annual index by Insure.com calculates the dollar value of all that unpaid work we do around the house. If you were expecting an imaginary raise this year, you're going to be disappointed.

The website's annual Mother's Day Index puts the 2013 value of Mom at $59,862, down from $60,182 in 2012, and dropping from $61,436 in 2011.

Mothers pinpointed these activities as their least favorite:

Cleaning up: 27 percent

Yard work: 19 percent

Family finances:13 percent

What is the chore you would most like to outsource?

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