Astrology is a wonderful guide for understanding your child. It’s also a great way to look at any issues or themes that might be highlighted throughout the year.
There are also a few tips for mums as to what you might also be experiencing during the fifth month of the year.
Aries(20/3 – 20/4)
May is the month when your Aries child’s self-esteem is a focus. Take the time to give your little Aries an emotional boost. Be extra kind and understanding. The Full Moon on the 15th brings up a lot of deep emotions for your Aries child. S/he may be quite intense during this time. The New Moon on the 29th brings the opportunity to introduce new learning concepts such as reading, colours, numbers & electronic learning. It’s also a good time to introduce new places in the community to your young Aries, such as the local library & park, for example.
Aries mums should also take the opportunity to work on their self worth this month. Treat yourself to something that makes you feel good. Issues to do with how you earn your money may also be a focus for the first few weeks of May. Use the energy of the Full Moon on the 15th May to make changes to any joint finances.
Taurus (20/4 – 21/5)
Your little Taurus falls in the spotlight for most of May so make a fuss of him/her during the birthday month. The Full Moon on the 15th May sees relationships highlighted for your Taurus child. Something may also come full circle for him or her regarding a best friend. The New Moon on the 29th is a great time to help your Taurus child work on his/her self-esteem. It is also a good time to introduce the concept of doing chores for pocket money if your child is old enough.
Taurus mums will enjoy their time to shine this month. Towards the end of the month you will probably feel the need to withdraw from all the attention and spend some time alone.
Gemini(21/5 – 20/6)
The month of May starts quietly for your little Gemini. He or she may enjoy spending time on his/her own for the first few weeks of the month. The Full Moon on the 15th May highlights any health issues. It may also bring a family pet into the spotlight. The New Moon in Gemini on the 29th May brings the potential to start any practice that will have a physical benefit for your little Gemini, such as massage therapy.
Gemini mums may be quieter than expected during the first few weeks of May. By the end of the month they will be ready to take their place in the limelight, when the Sun moves into their sign. Use the energy of the New Moon on the 29th to give yourself a make-over.
Cancer(20/6 – 22/7)
Your Cancer child will be focusing on his/her wishes, hopes and dreams this month. Friends will be very important. The Full Moon on the 15th May will highlight your Cancer child’s need for self-expression. It also places a focus on having fun, so encourage it. The New Moon on 29th May brings an opportunity to help your little Cancer develop his/her spiritual side. Introduce concepts such as meditation & the cycles of nature during this time.
Cancer mums will find May quite a social month, so enjoy the company of friends. It’s also a great time to join a new group. Children will be highlighted under the Full Moon on the 15th.
Leo(22/7 – 23/8)
May is the month when a particular parent might receive a lot of attention from your little Leo. S/he may also talk quite often about what s/he wants to do as a grown up. Family or security issues may be highlighted during the Full Moon on the 15th May. The New Moon on the 29th draws attention to your little Leo’s wishes, hopes and dreams – so help him or her to reach for the stars now. This is also a wonderful time for your Leo child to join a new group or be introduced to children that may become friends.
Leo mums will be focusing on their career and/or life direction this month. Home & family may be highlighted in some way during the time of the Full Moon on the 15th. Make a wish on the New Moon as the month draws to a close.
Virgo(23/8 – 23/9)
Your little Virgo may be quite philosophical during the month of May. Discussions about all sorts of different areas may be enjoyed. Exploring foreign cultures and places is also something your Virgo child might show an interest in during the first few weeks of the month. The Full Moon on the 15th May might bring some emotional moments with a sibling. The New Moon on the 29th May highlights a new direction that your Virgo child may take.
For Virgo mums, May is the month to explore your own belief systems. It’s also a good time to undertake a course. Use the New Moon energy at the end of the month to focus on the direction you want your career and/or life, to take.
Libra(23/9 – 23/10)
Your Libran child may be quite intense during the first few weeks of May. S/he may have a strong need to connect with others on quite a deep level. There will be no room for superficiality. The Full Moon on the 15th casts a light on issues to do with pocket money. Values may also be explored during this time. The New Moon on 29th brings a chance to involve your little Libran in the planning of a family holiday. It’s also a good time to introduce new cultural experiences.
Libran mums may be a little more intense than they usually are for the first few weeks of May. For those into the esoteric side of life, May is a good time to have a psychic, astrology or tarot reading. You may find yourself letting go of old values under the Full Moon on the 15th.
Scorpio(23/10 – 22/11)
Best friends will take a front seat this month for your little Scorpio. All close relationships will take on a special importance for him/her. You Scorpio child will enjoy relating in one-on-one situations during the month of May. The Full Moon on the 15th might increase your little Scorpio’s sensitivity for a few days. The New Moon on the 29th is a good time to introduce change.
Scorpio mums will be focusing on their relationships for most of the month – both romance and business. This is also a good month to attend a counselling session, or just to talk things over with a close friend. Use the energy of the New Moon on the 29th to commence ventures that involve sharing assets.
Sagittarius(22/11 – 21/12)
Your Sagittarian child may feel a little run down during the first three weeks of May. Make sure that s/he is eating properly and getting enough rest. Now is not the time for your little Sagittarius to push him or herself. The Full Moon on the 15th May might see your Sagittarian becoming very sensitive to the energies around him/her. The New Moon on the 29th is a great time for your Sagittarian child to spend some time with children that s/he is close to.
Sagittarius mums may also find themselves physically vulnerable this month. Remember to look after yourself. The New Moon on the 29th brings a wonderful opportunity to start over in your close relationships. Take some time out and enjoy doing something that brings you a sense of spiritual connection during the time of the Full Moon.
Capricorn(21/12 – 21/1)
Fun and good times is the focus for your little Capricorn this month. During the month of May help your little Capricorn to tap into his/her lighter side. Encourage your Capricorn child to be creative (but remember that whatever they make needs to be practical & useful). The Full Moon on the 15th will highlight friends and group activities. The New Moon on the 29th is a great time to start a new routine with your little Capricorn. Commencing toilet training during this time may bring success. It’s also good timing if you’re thinking of introducing a new pet into the family environment.
Capricorn mums have the perfect opportunity to express their true nature throughout the month. Let your essence shine through!
Capricorn mums can utilize the energy of the New Moon on the 29th by starting a new health and fitness regime.
Aquarius(21/1 – 19/2)
Home and family are a major focus during the month of May for your little Aquarius. Although usually happy to be out and about, your Aquarius child may prefer to stick closer to home for the first 3 weeks of May. The Full Moon on the 15th May highlights a parental relationship. The New Moon on the 29th brings wonderful energy for introducing fun new activities to your Aquarian child. It is also a great time to encourage self-expression.
Aquarius mums will spend more time on their families than usual this month. A parent may need help or attention during this time.
The Full Moon highlights you’re career and direction in life on the 15th May. Let go of anything that isn’t helping you move in the right direction.
Pisces(19/2 – 20/3)
Communication is very important for your little Pisces this month. Reading & writing may become a new interest. Sibling issues may also come to the fore, so be warned! The Full Moon on the 15th May highlights your little Pisces’ beliefs, so be ready to answer some questions! The New Moon on the 29th brings a new start on the home front. This could be a good time to start getting your Pisces child more involved in activities in the home, such as making their own bed and keeping their room clean (if they are old enough).
Pisces mums may find themselves involved in their local community more than usual this month. Neighbours may also be highlighted. Communication issues may also arise during the first few weeks of May. The Full Moon on the 15th may have you thinking about study and/or travel. The New Moon on the 29th could make you quite emotional about your home and family.