I'm about to have my first baby in November, and I realized that when I started collecting dolls I had never given much thought to what I would do with them in the future. I'm very lucky in that we were able to buy a house and I now have a whole room for my craft projects and dolls, but what would I have done with my dolls if our only spare room needed to be a nursery? Will doll collecting be something I should share with my children early, or should it be "mommy time" for a number of years? Will my children hate me in the future because their mommy collects dolls and "normal" mommies don't? For those of you who already have children: - Did you start collecting dolls before or after you had kids? If after, how old were your children at the time? - Do your kids like to participate in your hobby, are they neutral observers, or do they dislike it? - Where do you keep your dolls, and can your children get to them? - Have you ever felt guilty buying doll things for yourself, even when your children are already provided for?