The Rundown: What homemakers are really worth and team slogans

February 20, 2012

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Homemaker value: Many studies have tried to calculate the monetary value of homemaking. Estimates often hit the six figure mark for stay-at-home women, but not for men. Janice D'Arcy, who writes the On Parenting blog for The Washington Post, explains the math. Pat Byrnes, the Chicago-based author of the Captain Dad blog, responds. Call 312.923.9239 to weigh in.

What's in a sports slogan? The White Sox recently introduced their new team slogan for the 2012 season. Ed Sherman, author of the Crain's On Sports blog, says "Appreciate the Game" is just not working for him. Scott Kirkpatrick with the firm Chicago Sports and Entertainment Partners explains what makes a good team slogan.