What Children Need, Based On Their Zodiac Sign

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Parenting is tough, and though there is no right or wrong approach to parenting, it might help to know that each kid has different needs that might require a different parenting style. While some kids need their space to be themselves, others might require some TLC from their parents to help them deal with a tough or difficult situation. If you are not a believer in zodiac signs, it wouldn’t hurt to check if you see your child’s characteristics in his/her zodiac sign. If you are lucky, you might even be able to find out why your child seems to get into more disagreements or arguments with you or their sibling. Below, we break down what each child needs, based on their zodiac sign.

Fire Sign Kids: Aries, Leo, Sagittarius

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Children with these fire signs identify themselves as the wild child of their family. They show high energy and enthusiasm. Instead of taming them, it is ideal to let them free and provide them space to play and have fun.

Aries Child: Strong Sense Of Self

Aries children might be hesitant to share their things with siblings and friends. They are also fiercely independent and believe in themselves. They love being the best at everything and enjoy any activity that brings out their competitive spirit. If you have an Aries child, make sure they never lose their confidence.

Leo Child: Loves Admiration

Leo kids love feeling special. So, if you’ve got a Leo child at home, make sure to let them know how much you love and adore them. They can be warm and affectionate towards anyone who treats them like the little divas they are. While it is important to shower them with love, don’t hesitate to teach them to be loving and kind humans while keeping their egos in check.

Sagittarius Child: Seeks Adventure

They do not wish to live a monotonous life and seek thrill and adventure. They will be the first ones to say yes to new experiences and sometimes can be goofy. If you are a parent whose job constantly requires you to shift locations and homes, you can be confident they will adapt to the new environment.

Earth Sign Children: Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn

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Children of these zodiac signs are way too responsible for their age and would most likely grow up to be primary caretakers. Don’t be surprised if your child calls you out when you do a lousy job.

Taurus Child: Can Be Stubborn

Taurus children are patient and sweet but can be extremely stubborn as well. It’s hard to persuade them to do something they do not wish to do. They also hate too much change and love stability in their lives. Taureans are tactile beings.

Virgo Child: Mommy’s Little Helpers

They love cleaning, organizing, and learning new chores. They can be the perfect child you’d wished for, but they can also be finicky when things do not go their way. Take them on a trip to a container store, and you can be confident they would love it.

Capricorn Child: Old Soul

Capricorn children are way mature than other kids their age. Capricorns are born leaders and master planners. However, they prefer a small group of people than a large crowd of unfamiliar faces. If you’ve got a Capricorn at home, encourage them to be silly and lighten up times.

Air Sign Kids: Gemini, Libra, Aquarius

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They are born with curious minds and love to socialize and explore. Being big thinkers, they crave mental stimulation through movies, games, or books.

Gemini Child: Smart And Bright

The brightest among the zodiac signs, they are little geniuses and quick thinkers. They love talking so much, but it might be wise to warn these chatterboxes about strangers. Make sure you let them socialize with kids of their age as controlling them too much from a young age could cause them to become rebellious teenagers.

Libra Child: Indecisive

Libras can be indecisive, which means it would take them a whole day to decide if they want the flavor chocolate or strawberry for ice cream. They are true romantics at heart, so it’s wise to tread carefully when introducing a new boyfriend or handling a divorce so they don’t develop a cynical view about love.

Aquarius Child: Embrace Their Weirdness

Don’t try to mold them into someone just so that they become socially acceptable. Instead, give them the confidence to embrace their offbeat nature. It can be quite challenging to parent an Aquarian, but with some patience and effort, you would love to enjoy all the weird traits that they possess.

Water Sign Children: Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces

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These zodiac signs are extremely in tune with human emotions and can easily sense when someone around them is angry or upset. They are bad at hiding their emotions and would probably cry if they are having a bad day. As parents, make sure you never invalidate their feelings and be sensitive to their feelings.

Cancer Child: Moody

Cancerians love a big family and enjoy being in the company of their grandparents, cousins, and siblings. Cancerian kids can be moody and it’s best to give them space when they are upset or angry. They can be particularly affectionate towards their pets and younger siblings.

Scorpio Child: Honesty

Hiding bad or disappointing news is never a good idea with a Scorpio child. They can instantly figure out if someone is lying and they hate it. They will also hate it when you fail to keep your word. So, if you promised your little girl a trip to Disneyland, you better make it happen.

Pisces Child: Creative Souls

Pisces children love escaping into their own world, thanks to their wild imagination. They can surprise you with their psychic abilities as they are sensitive to people’s vibes. If you have a Pisces kid at home, it wouldn’t be such a bad idea to provide them a creative outlet.

Each child needs a different parenting approach based on their characteristics. So, instead of going by the rule of “one size fits all”, trying to understand your child and their needs will make parenting much more easier and fun for you.

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Mitha Shameer

Mitha is passionate about writing on topics related to women and children. She loves to present the brighter side of life to her readers in the form of her articles. She writes on games, stories, arts & craft, celebrations and more for MomJunction. When she isn't glued to online shopping websites, she loves reading books and watching F.R.I.E.N.D.S.