The Sun energizes and vitalizes us. And in Astrology the Sun Sign reveals the essence of the personality, the journey toward ultimate fulfillment and, how we are able to shine brightest in our lives.
So understanding your child’s Sun can assist you to support and guide them in reaching their highest potential, discovering their unique personal path and co-creating their own “Bright Future”.
Below I offer some initial parenting insight and tips for positively nurturing you child according to their Sun Sign as developed for my Conscious Wear Baby line.
Aries Sun Child - Future Pioneer Your Aries Sun child will be a headstrong individual with a lot of ambition, have a child-like exuberance for life always, and exude much physical energy. This Future Pioneer needs to act independently. They are courageous, pioneering initiators, not followers. They don’t want to waste time on trivial things for fear of missing out on the good stuff. They can be domineering, selfish or arrogant at times, having very strong opinions and a hot temper. So keep them active, free to create as well as teach them the value of being flexible and you will have a responsible, happy, successful Aries.
Taurus Sun Child - Future Producer Your Taurus Sun child will be a very loyal, dependable, determined individual who is steadfast, patient, slow moving and stubborn. Financial security and building a firm foundation will be their drive in life. The mission is to develop self-worth and self-esteem through their work and talents. This Future Producer, with a love of art, music and nature will feel alive and fulfilled when enjoying or involved in the arts and sharing their own special gifts or talents with confidence. Support all of their sensory needs and teach them the value of cooperation and when they get going you will have an unstoppable happy and successful Taurus.
Gemini Sun Child - Future Enthusiast Your Gemini Sun child will be a curious, talkative individual who needs variety in life. They love to learn, teach, read, write, and socialize. This Future Enthusiast will be a great communicator and live to exchange ideas and information. They can be restless and feel scattered because of the desire to have and do it all. Support their natural ability to multi-task as well as teach them the value of focus and you will have a busy, happy, successful Gemini.
Cancer Sun Child - Future Nurturer Your Cancer Sun child will be a sensitive individual who needs to feel needed. They will be attached to home and family as the source for security, safety and belonging. With a deep concern for what others think about them, this Future Nurturer will love to cook for, entertain, and nurture others. Environment strongly influences them and they will need a quiet place to retreat when feeling insecure. Support their loving nature as well as teach them to also care for themselves and you will have a giving, happy and successful Cancer.
Leo Sun Child - Future Star Your Leo Sun child will be a warm, proud, creative individual who wants recognition, honor and authority. They are loving, affectionate and generous, but can also be quite impatient, pushy and cannot take criticism well. This Future Star is a natural leader with presence, confidence and style. They are motivated to develop self mastery and integrity through creative self expression with a great magnetism that attracts many friends. Support their natural confidence and teach them the value in spotlighting others as well and you will have a powerful, happy and successful Leo.
Virgo Sun Child - Future Inventor Your Virgo Sun child will be a shy, discriminating and thoughtful individual, bringing order, analysis and improvement to everything they touch. They need to be of practical service, preferably behind the scenes and where they are able to refine and perfect. This Future Inventor is hardworking and reliable, paying great attention to detail, but can carry this to an extreme by becoming overly critical and interfering. Support their natural competency and teach them the beauty of imperfection and you will have a worry free, happy and successful Virgo.
Libra Sun Child- Future Diplomat Your Libra Sun child will be a cooperative, diplomatic, charming individual who desires peace and harmony in life at all cost. They will be fair and just, seeking balance by always seeing both sides, yet this can also make them indecisive, people pleasing, and fickle. This Future Diplomat is sociable, refined, artistic and romantic placing great focus on partnership and relating. Support their natural ability to accommodate and teach them that it’s OK to say no sometimes and you will have a delightful, happy and successful Libra.
Scorpio Sun Child - Future Spy Your Scorpio Sun child will be a resourceful, investigative, probing individual who does everything in life with great devotion, intensity and passion. They take an ‘all or nothing’ approach. Willpower and persistence are strong points and those can transform into being overbearing, intolerant and controlling as well. They need crisis to test your strength and transform so will pull drama in your life in doing so. This Future Spy will thrive on discovering the mystery and secrets of life while strategically not revealing their own. Support their natural proficiency and teach them to be forgiving and you will have a dynamic, happy and successful Scorpio.
Sagittarius Sun Child- Future Explorer Your Sagittarius Sun child will be an optimistic, enthusiastic, gregarious individual with high principles. They are honest, broadminded, freedom-loving and truth seeking. They love to expand life through travel and adventure, so you can also be restless, careless, and extravagant if stifled. This Future Explorer is accepting of others and their differences but bluntness and impatience can sometimes unknowingly hurt others who are more sensitive and the intention to create world peace is missed. Support their natural good humor and teach them that it’s not what you say it’s how you say it and you will have a generous, happy and successful Sagittarius.
Capricorn Sun Child- Future CEO Your Capricorn Sun child will be a serious, ambitious, responsible individual who is hardworking and committed to creating something tangible and real in life. They take a practical, disciplined, businesslike approach which can cover up their deeper pessimism, inhibitions and fears. This Future C.E.O. has excellent structuring and reasoning ability with a strong sense of purpose and direction. They proceed with caution and reservation and once given loyalty and trust they are a steadfast and true friend. Support their natural professionalism and teach them that there is time for fun as well as work and you will have an accomplished, happy and successful Capricorn.
Aquarius Sun Child - Future Trendsetter Your Aquarius Sun child will be an original, independent, friendly individual with great need for freedom and unique self expression. With a great love of humanity they wish to contribute great knowledge to the world. They can be fixed in their opinions coming off as a ‘know it all’ instead of a teacher. This Future Trendsetter, once they have a true appreciation for their own uniqueness, is able to impart your progressive insight and perspectives in a socially responsible way. Support their natural eccentricity and teach them the value of structure and you will have a distinct, happy and successful Aquarius.
Pisces Sun Child - Future Visionary Your Pisces Sun child will be a compassionate, artistic, sympathetic individual with a great imagination. They are kind, loving, and self-sacrificing and can also be hypersensitive, timid, self-pitying and moody. They are aware of the world as a dream or illusion and should work to overcome the desire to escape from things that seem difficult. When this Future Visionary develops trust in their intuition and emotional sensitivity, they are able to work in the world of fantasy and imagination creating amazing things. Support their whimsical natural and teach them the value of being grounded in reality and you will have an enlightened, happy and successful Pisces.
I hope this has insight has provided you some validation, support and beginning workable tips that can make a difference in your approach to parenting. Naturally your child's personality expression goes way beyond the Sun sign. And often the expression can change dramatically based on the rest of the Natal chart. So don't stop here.
Check out the insight for your child's Moon and Rising Sign next! And always feel free to reach out for a reading to get more one on one consulting.
Knowledge is a powerful gift. And t-shirts are a fun way to share knowledge and express our personalities. I've created a baby astrology line called "Bright Futures" And each one comes with an informational tag offering an introduction to the Sun sign based on the knowledge above. These comfy cotton tees make special gifts for new mothers, whether they are advanced astrology loving mommies or completely new to the cosmic insight. And if you prefer to just provide the knowledge consider a reading, report or gift certificate for your gift of choice.