I know that this has probably been addressed before, but I just wanted to get some advice. My wife and I (both 40 y.o.) are expecting our first child this October. Any advice for raising children around Hi-Fi equipment and vinyl? There is a small part of me thinking that this is it and I need to sell off my collection and equipment. My wife keeps saying that this is my hobby and I don't need to get rid of things. I don't need a lecture about how my life is going to change and that kids are more important than my records. I understand that there will be major changes, yet my wife and I still want to maintain our identities and interests. So, 1) any advice for how to deal with kids and expensive equipment and also 2) how do you balance your hobby with raising a child? I also want her to grow up appreciating music! Serious advice only and no jokes about buying my stuff!