Written in the stars

By Published On: January 5th, 2012

In case you can’t wait nine months, here’s a sneak […]

In case you can’t wait nine months, here’s a sneak peek at baby’s future personality.

Birthday: January 20 to February 18
Traits: Your tiny trendsetter will stand out from the pack right from the get-go. Let your independent babe dress himself and give him plenty of space to be creative.

: As he grows, involve your sprout in volunteer activities, such as donating outgrown clothes and toys or helping at a soup kitchen.

Birthday: February 19 to March 20
Traits: Wildly imaginative, expect this wee one to daydream more than the rest. Her compassionate and helpful nature will be a joy to have in the family.
Inspire: Give her lots of praise for accomplishments, as she thrives on encouragement from her parents and siblings.

Birthday: March 21 to April 19
Traits: This baby will come out ready for anything. A stellar competitor and an independent go-getter, his hard work will land him in leadership roles throughout life.
Inspire: Sign him up for sports as soon as you can. The ram flourishes in a competitive environment.

Birthday: April 20 to May 20
Traits: The cuddly one, this sweet and affectionate tot will love to be swaddled in your arms. Give her the security she needs and watch her grow into a dependable member of your clan.
Inspire: She loves to nurture by nature, so let your baby help feed the animals and water the plants.

Birthday: May 21 to June 21
Traits: Your young chatterbox will be charming and communicative right out of the womb. Don’t be surprised if your baby doesn’t stick with a single task long—once he’s mastered one activity, he can’t wait to move to the next.
Inspire: Put lots of play dates on your agenda because this babe will want (and need) to
interact with his peers.

Birthday: June 22 to July 22
Traits: Gifted in the arts, this babe will love to spend time lost in a creative project. Your artist will also do well in a secure environment and love family traditions.
Inspire: Give this sweetie paper and crayons and let her create away. Trust us: You’ll want to hang up the finished project.

Birthday: July 23 to August 22

: Your loyal lion will sport confidence on the outside and kindness on the inside. He soaks up compliments for his many achievements, so don’t hesitate to praise his feats.
Inspire: Let your leader take center stage in a play; he’ll love all the extra attention and chance to shine.

Birthday: August 23 to September 22
Traits: Practical and punctual, this petite organizer will need cleanliness and order to feel content. Don’t be surprised if you find her arranging her stuffed animals by color—she’s committed to keeping her room tidy.
Inspire: When the time is right, let her help with big girl tasks such as washing the dishes or sweeping the floors.

Birthday: September 23 to October 22
Traits: This small-fry guy will bring peace and harmony to the family. Involve him in family meetings for a balanced outcome.
Inspire: His polite nature will shine when you let him help care for an elderly neighbor.

Birthday: October 23 to November 21
Traits: A highly self-motivated girl who will seek positions of power—think CEO or president. But don’t let the strong-willed scorpion fool you, she will do almost anything to help out her loved ones.
Inspire: Let this one in on planning family outings; she just might come up with some really great ideas.

Birthday: November 22 to December 21
Traits: Born to roam, this optimistic and outgoing explorer will love anything involved with meeting new people or uncovering new places. Be sure to give him lots of books to read and friends to meet.
Inspire: Take lots of vacations and visit the local museum—he’s ready to greet life head-on.

Birthday: December 22 to January 19
Traits: A young Honest Abe, your little one will display integrity and diligence, and she’ll be a big fan of planning and saving.
Inspire: Give your fiscal-minded tot a piggy bank and watch her save toward an exciting goal. Before long, she’ll be helping you with the budget.