You knew pregnancy would be a hormonal minefield, but no one prepared you for the logistical maze that is new motherhood.
From the hassle of negotiating maternity leave, to soliciting a nanny, to demanding an office pump station — you never saw it coming.
Lucky for you, Lisa Pierson Weinberger is on your side. With the launch of Mom, Esq. this lawyer-turned-mother has created a warm, approachable environment where parents can feel confident they are receiving straightforward answers to complicated questions about pregnancy, child care, and the law.
With specific packages focusing on maternity benefits, the hiring of domestic employees, and issues relating to reinstatement after maternity leave, no new mom’s questions about California and federal law go unanswered.
Turns out, you can handle the truth.
Mom, Esq. (310-927-5559 or momesquire.com), package rates start at $395.
What: A San Diego getaway (starting at $269 per night) including hotel suite, s’mores kit, spa credit, and discounted tickets to Legoland, Sea World, or the San Diego Zoo.
Why: G-rated poolside fun means no threat of a wet T-shirt contest.
When: Reservations open Tues. for Mar. 24-Apr. 30.
Where: Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa & Marina, 1441 Quivira Rd., at W. Mission Bay Dr. Call 619-224-1234 for a reservation.
What: Based on the charming book series, the musical uses song and dance to teach the Golden Rule.
Why: A lesson in good behavior that will make them squeal.
When: Fri., 7:30 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 2 p.m.
Where: Theatre Palisades, 941 Temescal Canyon Rd., Pacific Palisades. Tickets at 310-454-1970. Adults and children, $12.
Saturday Morning Drumming Fun
What: Families make noise together with teacher Tonya Lee Jaynes, author of Drumphonics: Say and Play the Drum Set.
Why: A bang-up good time.
When: Sat., 10:30 a.m.
Where: Children’s Book World, 10580½ W. Pico Blvd., b/t Parnell & Prosser Aves. (310-559-2665).