My son is taking over... it's literally the attack of the over sized, brightly colored toys! Gone is my former everything-in-its-place living room and I am certain that it will never look the same. That said, you do not realize how handy it is to have a swing/bouncy seat/exersaucer close by until your arms feel like they’re about break off.
And you know what? It's a trade-off that I don’t mind. New life motto: A messy house is a happy baby house.