The lunar sign offers key information into the emotional personality of our children. It also helps us understand what each child needs during the early years of development. The lunar sign draws a direct connection between the mother and the child, as the moon represents our relationships to the mother. Reading to our children is important in every way, however if we can read books that nurture the development of their personalities, the impact can very profound. In order to know your child's moon sign, you will only need the exact time and location of their birth.
Aries: "That's Not My Bunny"
by Usborne. An Aries lunar sign is fiercely independent and needs lots of
action to stay engaged. This series of books is designed for very young readers
who require lots of stimulation. It engages the language and sensory skills. Your
young Aries moon child will be popping on every cylinder reading these books.
Night Yoga" by Mariam Gates. The child with the Taurus moon is very easy
going. They likely want to hang out close to mom and do things that assure
warmth and safety. This book teaches yoga poses while connecting the natural
George Around Town" by H. A. Rey. These children have the most curious minds
and like to chat all the time, questioning nearly everything. In order to
assist the child with the Gemini moon, you'll need to get them busy thinking and
exploring. In many ways, the "Curious George" series is perfect for these little
investigators. If you have a young curious child with a Gemini moon, give them "Curious George" and many of their questions will be answered.
Velveteen Rabbit" by Margery Williams. Children with a moon in Cancer need
to feel safe and secure. What better way to do that than by assuring your love
for them? This is a classic book that will likely build confidence and deep
connection within a sweet and tender child with a Cancer moon. Oh and if mom
reads it, this little one will be over the moon. Children with a moon in Cancer
love their moms eternally.
Phantom Tollbooth" by Norton Juster. The child with the Leo moon is a star
in the making and loves stories that focus on one particular character on an
adventure. They will imagine themselves as that character for sure. This book
is filled with lessons that one little boy learns after a tollbooth appears in his room. It's perfect for a child who is a little older and willing to get
lost in a story filled with drama and adventure.
Mandala Coloring Book" by Thaneeya MacArdle. Children with a moon in Virgo seek for order
and perfection. This book will captivate your little perfectionist by offering
them place to practice their skills and become great at something. Mandalas
require paying attention to detail and no can do this better or develop this
skill more easily than the young child with a Virgo moon.
Way of the Ninja" by David Bruins. These little ones love to socialize. They
will be happiest when they are at school, at the park or celebrating any
special occasion. So here's to helping them learn to play nice and share with
their peers. For the most part, it will come naturally but giving them books focused
on relating to others and being fair will get them well on the road to being their
Great Book of Big Feelings" by Mary Hoffman. These little ones have a sixth
sense which often means they have lots of feelings. Children with a moon in
Scorpio are usually very sensitive to everyone's moods and feelings, including
their own. They also find their sense of safety with their mom and will need
lots of reassurance from her. Helping them understand their feelings early will
eliminate future frustration.
Capricorn: "The Adventures of Pippi Longstocking" by Astrid Lindgren. Children with a moon in Capricorn
are the little adults of the zodiac. This is the child who doesn't need much
instruction and can seemingly take care of themselves from early on. These
stories will intrigue a young Capricorn moon into trusting themselves and
becoming great leaders.
Aquarius: "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" by Roald Dahl. They march to their own rhythm from the very
beginning. They also care very deeply about the well-being of others. Children
with the moon in Aquarian are not interested in fitting in. They are here to be
true to themselves. This timeless tale will start a fire the heart of a child
who is destiny to stand out and stand up for others.
Pisces: "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" by Lewis Carroll. These children are world travelers.
I don't mean the real world; I'm talking the world within their minds and
hearts. They love fantasy and all thing magic. They are pure dreamers.