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As Mother's Day approaches, the value of moms is apparently dropping.

The annual Mother's Day Index from Insure.com reports the 2013 market value of Mom is $59,862.

That's down from just over $60,000 last year.

Researchers at Insure.com look at a mother's typical top tasks, like child care and cooking, and figure out what it would cost to hire someone to do them in her place.

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