FASCINATING MOTHER’S DAY FACTS (Including how much mom’s would make if paid)


• $62,985: Annual salary you would have to pay someone in 2015 to perform the tasks mothers do at home, according to a calculation by Insure.com.
• 14: Hours per week the average mom spends cooking.
• 2 billion: Number of mothers in the world.
• $4.2 billion: Amount consumers plan to spend on jewelry for Mothers Day gifts, according to the National Retail Federation.
• $4.1 billion: Estimated tab for special Mothers Day outings, like dinner or brunch.
• $2.4 billion: Amount expected to be spent on flowers.
• $133: The amount the average male spends on Mother’s Day, compared with the $214 that the average female spends.
• 7,300: Average number of diaper changes a mom does by a baby’s 2nd birthday.
• 26.3: Average age at which a mother had her first child in 2014, up from 24.9 in 2000.
• 4.3: Babies born every second worldwide.
• 69: Highest recorded number of children born to one mother.
• 72 years: Oldest recorded age for a mother to give birth.
• 22 pounds, 8 ounces: Heaviest recorded birth-weight for a baby.
– CNBC.com

BONUS: MOMISMS’ EVERY KID HAS HEARDJust in time for Mothers Day this Sunday …
• “Someday your face will freeze like that!”
• “What if everyone jumped off a cliff? Would you do THAT, too?”
• “You’re going to put an eye out with that thing!”
• “If I’ve told you once, I’ve told you a thousand times …”
• “Don’t put that in your mouth, you don’t know where it’s been!”
• “Why? Because I said so, that’s why.”
• “Don’t use that tone with me!”
• “There’s enough dirt in those ears to grow potatoes.”
• “Don’t pick it, it’ll get infected!”
• “I’m not just talking to hear myself.”
• “Did you flush?”
and Feel free to add one…