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Season 2 | Episode 4: In sickness and in fraud

Feb 20, 2020

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Love is in the air … at daycare? Parents faced with unexpected Valentine’s Day costs

Andie Corban Feb 14, 2020
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A florist arranges bouquets ahead of Valentine's Day. Arun Sankar/Getty Images

Love is in the air … at daycare? Parents faced with unexpected Valentine’s Day costs

Andie Corban Feb 14, 2020
A florist arranges bouquets ahead of Valentine's Day. Arun Sankar/Getty Images
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American consumers are expected to spend a record $27.4 billion for Valentine’s Day this year. Of that, over $1.9 billion is expected to be spent on children’s classmates. Rukmini Callimachi, a foreign correspondent for the New York Times, recently tweeted about her experience with Valentine’s Day as a new mother.

To hear the tweet thread, click the audio player above.

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