With the little one on the way, I have declared the need for a new digital camera.
For the past 5 years, I have had my mind made up that my next camera would be a Digital SLR.
In the process of researching camera bodies and lenses, I discovered a few good articles:
Why a SLR? Why not a point and shoot? Answer: http://www.kenrockwell.com/tech/recommended-cameras.htm
Also, here is an article that spells it out even more: http://www.kenrockwell.com/tech/2dig.htm