I also wrote about music lessons being mandatory for my kids, too. The guitar, specifically. The ACOUSTIC guitar, specifically. Electric guitar rules, too, but they're not exactly... quiet or portable.
You can read the whole column, here. And, as always, I'd love to hear from you guys re: whether or not music is mandatory in your household. And as always, please also let me know if you have any ideas for next week's "I hear ya..."