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.
Venus goes retrograde in Scorpio on the 5th, giving you a peek behind the curtain of other people’s obsessions. This will have the surprising effect of softening your heart.
You can see now that the Star Wars figurines cluttering your co-worker’s desk are more than silly pieces of plastic; They’re an attempt to inject a bit more fun into the daily grind.
Also, it’s not true that the hubs prefers a cold beer and the nightly news over quality time with you. He just needs an hour to himself to unwind after a long day’s work. Don’t we all? Let him have it, and make sure you get yours, too.
The New Moon in Libra on the 8th is your opportunity to create your own daily oasis, which probably won’t involve toys, beer, or political punditry. Flowers and chocolate are more your speed, and okay, maybe a healthy splash of chardonnay.
See if you can find a window in your schedule to make cutting loose more of a regular thing. Twenty minutes alone with a hot cup of tea and the latest issue of Vogue can work wonders on a super busy mama’s frazzled nerves.
The Full Moon in Taurus on the 24th has your money game on a major upswing. You may have enough now to start a college fund for the hooligans or to spring for a car that doesn’t break down every time you turn around.
Take a long, thoughtful pause to assess the best use of this financial upgrade. Otherwise, it’d be all too easy to fritter it away on a bunch of meaningless extras. In fact, you might want to steer clear of Sephora, just in case. You never know when the demon of Ooh Shiny Pretty will strike next.
Your mantra for the month of October is: Cute new stuff is awesome, but peace of mind is priceless.More On