Ah, Monday.  It’s hard to wind up a weekend.  Do we need to tell you why we don’t like manic Mondays?    Immortalized in song and lamented by parents worldwide, the beginning of the week is often accompanied by a long to-do list and a big question mark where your imaginative ideas should be.  We’ve got a few to get the wheels turning again and the week off to a smooth start.  So check out some fun things you can only do on a Monday and make Monday morning all you hope it can be (thanks Mamas and Papas!).

Books and Cookies

This Santa Monica emporium offers drop-in classes for babies & toddlers all Monday morning long. Both mind and body will benefit and everyone is happy: check out Movers & Shakers storytime, Wiggle Worm fitness & Crafty Kids messy exploration. See website for specific times and additional details.
2230 Main Street
Santa Monica
Phone: (424) 238-5299
Online: booksandcookiesla.com

What’s your favorite way to start off the week?

– Kim Orchen Cooper

Photos courtesy of  Art Zone Facebook page, Books and Cookies website, Cow’s End Facebook, Giggles N’ Hugs Facebook, LACMA website, Lollipop Dream website, sackerman519 via Creative Commons, saltaylorkydd via Creative Commons, JBLM MWR via Creative Commons