My four-year-old daughter, Chloe, had three friends over for a play date last week, and naturally, the scene was wild. Every single toy she owned was on the floor. Every musical instrument was in use - two harmonicas, wooden castanets, a drum, and an electronic keyboard playing a mind-numbing Bossa Nova beat on repeat. The girls were dressed in princess costumes and had used Silly Putty to attach beaded necklaces to the coffee table to decorate for their "concert." A toy fire engine's siren blared occasionally, too. It was (fun) bedlam.
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