John and Kate Plus 8, Teen Texting, and Alyson Hannigan - Links We Love

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Alyson HanniganRumors are swirling around John and Kate Gosselin -- cheating, partying, divorce. Will the news cause the couple to call it quits on their reality series John and Kate Plus 8? -- Strollerderby

How I Met Your Mother star Alyson Hannigan welcomed her first baby last week, a baby girl she named Satyana Denisof. -- Celebrity Baby Blog

Gisele Bundchen says of her 19-month-old stepson John Moynahan, "I want him to have a great relationship with his mom, because that's important, but I love him the same way as if he were mine. I already feel like he's my son, from the first day." LilSugar wonders how John's mom Bridget Moynahan feels about that -- defensive, or grateful that her son's step-mom adores him?

Spend just a few minutes reading the news and it's hard not to be a paranoid parent. But kids today are generally just as safe as they've always been. Check out the discussion at Momversation, then weigh in.

One dad's solution to his teen's texting problem: Ban it for good. Mom disagrees, but puts up a united front for the sake of family harmony. What do you think about his decision? -- Motherlode

Pregnant and laid-off? Don't panic ... learn more about your options and have a plan. -- Health | Poked and Prodded

The latest weapon in the war on childhood obesity: Water fountains. A German study found that kids with free access to water throughout the day were at less risk of gaining weight.

Family meetings are a great way to set the schedule for the week and make sure you get to communicate with your older kids now and then. -- The Motherhood

One mom's solution to her preemie daughter's eating issues: Turn the TV on. Parenting is often about compromise ... have you ever had to adjust your parenting values to fit your kids' needs? -- Mommy Track'd

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