Astrology — the mystical art of determining a person's personality and destiny by calculating the position of heavenly bodies — is thousands of years old. And, as a true Capricorn, I'm here for it... as long as it's taken with a grain of salt. Capricorns are skeptics, after all. But I think it's a lot of fun to think about things from a new perspective using ancient archetypes. And when it comes to parenting, I think it's helpful to be aware of our struggles and our weaknesses So what is your ultimate mom weakness, according to your Zodiac?
First things first: remember that grain of salt? Yeah, pay attention to that. Because not only is Astrology in no way shape or form a science or, as far as we know, based in any kind of reality (#SkepticalCapricorn), even if you're someone who believes in the immutable power and authority of the Zodiac (#TraditionalCapricorn), one's sun sign — which is what we usually think of as our "sign" — is only one component in an Astrological reading. There are also moon signs and rising signs, all of which converge to paint a more complex picture than "a Leo is vain!" and "a Sagittarius is flaky!"
So, with measured expectation, but in the spirit of good fun, let's take a look at what you can expect to struggle with as a mom, based on what the stars were up to when you were born: