As an earth sign, Capricorns do not go gentle into that good night when it comes to passion, devotion, and living life to the fullest — both for themselves and their children. If your birthday falls between December 22 and January 19, then you can call this impressive sign your own, and if you've got kids, well here's how you can expect your parenting skills to manifest. So what are the most common traits of Capricorn moms? Let's put it this way: They're the rock of the family.
Capricorns are the most determined moms, according to Baby Centre, which means that they will do just about anything it takes when it comes to supporting their family. When considering the Capricorn moms' powerful traits, one of the best pieces is how fluent they are throughout your life. Sitting tenth in line in the zodiac, the sign represents a goat and fish hybrid, which signifies that Capricorns can adapt to any environment. And thus, you often maintain the rare ability to be both firm and confident while allowing your strengths to ebb and flow. This means your determination and support can come in many different forms, depending on where you're at in your journey as a parent and what you feel is best for your family.
You're also blessed with a talent for mastering self-control. So when it comes to making hard decisions within your parent-child relationship, you know it's best to listen to your gut. Even when the right decisions are the harder choices.
Because you're a hard worker and always try to be prepared, Parents shared that you're often very conscious and deliberate regarding big decisions financially or morally. Your strong standards and no-BS attitude when it comes to values does not go unseen. And in fact, it often instills a strong compass and foundation for your children as they grow.
It's important, however, to remind yourself that life is not all work and no play. Before kids, letting go and being spontaneous probably came easier to you. But as a mom, you'll often let the example you want to set for your kids lead the way. That's OK — just make sure you create time for fun and silliness too because that's an important part of personal growth and family bonding as much as discipline and hard work.
As a determined, hard-working zodiac sign, you're often pulled to focus on a career as well, according to HuffPost. That drive is present for a number of reasons, whether it be for inner fulfillment, to set a good example, make a difference, or maintain independence. You're the most likely of the zodiac signs to want to continue your career, even when your kids are young. Although societal pressure may affect you from time to time, the strong and logical side of you realizes there's no reason to feel guilty if you make the decision to return to work after you've given birth.
Capricorns, like any parent, aren't perfect though. You'll want to refrain from taking on so much that it causes unnecessary stress. It's perfectly fine to say "no" from time to time. And don't forget to throw the itinerary out the window on occasion. You can sometimes get so wrapped up in making everything perfect that quality time gets set aside. A messy home, cancelled plans, or a pushed deadline is not the end of the world — especially yours, where it's unheard of — so strive to surprise yourself (and those around you) every once in a while by letting things slide. Although you're determined, serious, and wise, you have a flair for romanticism and creativity too. You might not always embrace it, but you definitely should.
Whether your goals are to set a good example, eat healthy, instill strong morals, establish financial security for your family, or just help your little one through a tough day, you show determination and focus in all that you do, and your kids are more than lucky that you are their mom. Your passion and focus will not go unnoticed, and as your kids mature and grow, you'll begin to see pieces of those Capricorn traits in their personalities too.
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