Motherhood is a difficult job, especially when added to the laundry list of responsibilities that come along with being an adult. For some women, that apparently leaves little time for some tasks, like packing their kids up for summer camp.
The New York Post claims that some New York City mothers are paying professionals to pack their children's bags:
Barbara Reich of Resourceful Consultants says she and other high-paid neat freaks have been inundated with requests — and the job is no small feat.
It takes three to four hours to pack for clients who demand that she fit all of the comforts of home in the luggage, including delicate touches like French-milled soaps and scented candles.
These pro packers charge up to $250 an hour, and can walk away with as much as $1,000 from a kid with a lot of baggage, no pun intended. It seems like a frivolous expense, but if you consider that some of these folks are sending their kids away to camp for $10,000, it makes sense, even though it really doesn't.
[via New York Post]
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