Why Does America Think Mom Is Worth Less Than Dad?

As the product of a workingsingle mother household, I cannot tell you how much this angers me. Over the 17years I lived at home growing up, Mom missed out on an additional $183,328? Youmean, with an extra $10K a year, I could’ve grown up middle-class and gone to sixth-grade sleep-away camp?! Share these facts so that this economic prejudiceagainst half our population stops now.

Why Does America Think Mom Is Worth Less Than Dad?

In 2010, the median male worker earned $47,715 while the median female worker earned a mere $36,931, or only 77.4% of male take-home pay a year. 

America no longer treats African-Americans as three-fifths of a human being; the least it could do is pay its working women like 100% of one.

Need a mood boost to help you sail through the weekend? Here are 10 moments that brought joy to our hearts and a smile to our faces this week. Enjoy!

1. How much does this sweet little boy adore his baby sister? So darn much.

Oh, to be loved with this much enthusiasm! The sheer adoration on his face. What a lucky little sister.

2. Teens raise thousands for their senior trip, then donate it to their community instead.

When it came time for Islesboro Central School's Class of 2021 to pick the destination for their senior class trip, the students began eyeing a trip to Greece or maybe even South Korea. But in the end, they decided to donate $5,000 they'd raised for the trip to help out their community members struggling in the wake of the pandemic instead.

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