Sometimes, we just need a little guidance from the stars to help us through this crazy thing called parenthood. That’s why we started Babble Horoscopes, your monthly go-to for how astrology is affecting your #momlife. For all of the October 2018 horoscopes, click here.
Mercury enters Scorpio on the 9th, demonstrating the ways in which telling it straight saves so much time. Instead of analyzing the perfect way to speak up without being offensive, you just come right out with it now — and the results are spectacular.
It’s what gets the kitchen remodel back on track in time to host a proper Thanksgiving this year or a tampon dispenser installed in the ladies locker room at the gym, because how is there not one in there already?
The Full Moon in Taurus on the 24th asks if you’re working to live or living to work. Do you even know the difference anymore?
Your work ethic is legendary, but sometimes you forget the joy of just hanging around with nothing super pressing to do. If you feel like you’ve stepped into an all work, no play loop of tasks that never end, get yourself a cupcake STAT! … Or a decadent slice of cake; Something not on your diet. And then really pay attention as you take one warm, heavenly bite after the next. Its value is in the pleasure.
Venus retrograde enters Libra on the 31st, letting you in on a major mom hack. You see now that while you can always force kids to do as you say, it’s infinitely more chill to let them feel included in the decision-making process.
Is trying to get your little dude to choke back some broccoli really worth the hassle when he’s more than happy to get down with a bowl of caulirice? Give him a choice between the two and watch in awe as he gleefully eats his vegetables.
Your mantra for the month of October is: It’s all in the presentation.More On