Marry a stay-at-home spouse or buy the equivalent

Many of us are not really aware of what goes on in running a household, raising a family. It sounds tired, old and cliché, but with more women in the workforce and burning out doing double duty, we are waking up fast. Especially when we are faced with the reality of hiring and paying someone to do all that work we took for granted. Advice from the top: Marry a stay-at-home spouse or buy the equivalent by Penelope Trunk. This advice of course is geared towards the executive-class but it should provide context for all of us.

BlogI just hired someone to take care of my house for $50,000 a year: A house manager. This is in addition to the full-time nanny I have. And the cleaning service. And the assistant I have at work. I know the first thing going through your mind is that I’m loaded and I’m lucky.

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