Momstrology: Parenting with Astrology

by Felicia Bender, The Practical Numerologist

4If you have a Four Life Path child, here are some basics:

LIFE’S PURPOSE:

To develop their sense of process, stability, security, hard work, systems building, and knowledge gathering. Because what we’re here to do is never going to be the easiest thing for us to do, your child will have challenges and difficulties with developing and acting upon these very themes.

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW:

Your child is here to be the “slow and steady wins the race” kind of person.

CHALLENGES:

Children with a Four Life Path will be challenged with learning to embrace the satisfaction of hard work – “a job well done.” Your Four Life Path child might be challenged with wanting to skip steps and avoid the step-by-step process required to successfully complete a task. Sometimes your Four Life Path child can go one direction or the other: either the rule-following, conservative over-worker or the lazy “I’ll do anything to avoid responsibility” route. Either way, their challenge is with keying into working hard and enjoying the results of their efforts.

TENDENCIES:

Your Four Life Path child craves stability, security, order, routine, and predictability. You’ll have to work with them in these areas:

• The Four Life Path child freaks out when life feels chaotic. They need to know what’s expected of them and what the rules are in order to feel safe.
• They’re innately stubborn and can be a “know-it-all.”
• Your child will struggle with working with limitations; both “real” limitations and self-imposed limitations.
• Your child is practical and literal-minded. They love learning about anything they find interesting.

HOW YOU CAN SUPPORT YOUR CHILD:

Here are a few ways that you can support your Four Life Path child to be the best they can be:

Encourage risk taking.

Your child needs your encouragement to think outside the box. Otherwise, they’ll get stuck in the frustration of the limiting circumstances they create for themselves.

Stretching and exercise.

The Four Life Path child is often very “earthy;” meaning – they’re solid, grounded and often have a body-type that needs consistent exercise and stretching.

Set up comforting routines.

Your child thrives with a sense of security and routine. They need to know what they can count on day in and day out.

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