2012 MamaScopes: Pisces
Channel your inner Angelina Jolie in 2012! Neptune, your ruling planet, moves into your sign on February 3, and for the next 14 years, you’ll be one hundred percent in your element. Glamour will become a bigger part of your life, and you’ll have the desire to heal the world and truly make a difference. Have you been dealing with some chronic health issues in recent times? Whether it’s fatigue, back pain, or constant migraines, the pain and frustration causes by these maladies will dissipate now. Not only that, but you’ll have more energy than ever: after so many years just watching your kids have a blast on the soccer field, you’ll be in the mood to slip on a pair of cleats and join them for some fun in the sun. Your emotional load should feel lightened as well—if you often feel foggy and unsure, stay tuned for more clarity about where you’re headed. If there are things that you desire for your family’s future, do some creative visualization. Draw, write, or even speak about what you want to achieve, and it might just come your way! There’s no denying the power of the law of attraction, Pisces, so what harm is there in using it? Ask and you shall receive.
During the first six months of the year, if you’ve got something to say, speak up! Lucky planet Jupiter is in your third house of communication, local events, and friendship until June 11, making it an excellent time to be self-expressed. Volunteer in your children’s classrooms, organize some local community service events, or step up the podium at the office and take charge. Give your kids an edge with some academic enrichment activities, perhaps, even if they’re still too small for school. If you’re not already a technology whiz, this is a great time to become savvier: start a blog, manage your finances online, and maybe even attend a webinar. One of the most important elements of this period will be your relationship with your local community. Attend block parties, participate in neighborhood garage sales, bring your family to the spring cleanup at the local park, or request a plot in your community garden. Consider the time you spend with neighbors as an investment in your family’s future.
From June 2012-June 2013, Jupiter is in Gemini, your fourth house of family and home. You could move to a new house during this period or welcome an addition to your family (a pregnancy or adoption, perhaps?). This is the perfect summer to finally rent that beach cottage, take advantage of your time-share, or even take the family on the road in an RV. Try a technology-free two weeks: leave smart phones, laptops, and portable video games at home, and rely on some old-school games and songs to keep your family happy and engaged. Yes, there might be some moaning and groaning…but the quality time you have together will be priceless. Pisces, this is a time for you to grow as a mother as well. Connect with friends who are also moms, and don’t be ashamed to pick up a few parenting books at your local bookstore. In every career, people further their education every couple of years—consider this time to be your “training and development” phase.
Since you’ll be more expressive than ever this year, especially in the second half, get into the practice of thinking before speaking, Pisces. Reign in some of those emotional outbursts (it’s amazing how powerful a ten-second pause can be), and make sure you know your audience. Little pitchers have big ears (as Pa Ingalls from the Little House series would say), so be careful how much of your personal life you let your kids in on. They don’t REALLY have to know all the details of your relationship with your mom or a fight between you and your hubby, do they? Pisces moms can often turn their kids into mini-therapists, so don’t fall into that trap! Hire a professional to help you work through your problems, no matter how mature and understanding your child might seem. You could learn some important issues this year about trust, intimacy, and sharing—not easy subjects, but oh-so-important ones, especially in terms of your relationship with your partner.
How about your 2012 finances? Pisces, you may have been dealing with some money shortages since October of 2009—perhaps you overspent on luxury items, or you were out of work for a few months. This year, team up with a financial expert to get you back on track. Start planning for your retirement, your kids’ college education, and maybe even start putting aside some money for those future grandchildren (even if that seems eons away). While working with a professional could cost you upfront, having the peace of mind that these issues are taken care of will be well worth it. Steer clear of loans, lines of credit, and even additional credits during this time as well. Do your best to avoid debt and any financial risks. Have you been craving a little more intellectual stimulation? Towards the end of the year, Saturn enters your ninth house of study and expansion, and who knows? Maybe this is the year you finish up that B.A., start that M.A., or go for your Ph.D. Don’t underestimate yourself, Pisces!
2012 Mom-tra: “My words have power. I speak with intention.”