Your astrological Sun sign can reveal the type of father you are and clue you into your your parenting style. For example, a sensitive, nurturing Cancer father enjoys spending time at home surrounded by family, and a spontaneous, active Aries father is always on the go and plans active family outings. You can gain insight into your strengths as a father and your parenting style according to the Zodiac.
Aries (March 20th - April 19th)
The strong, warmhearted Aries father loves excitement and adventure! You love to be spontaneous and are always on the go. You plan active adventures for your kids such as hiking, riding bikes, or a day at an amusement park. You enjoy observing and participating in sporting events with your kids. Fathers with this optimistic fire sign encourage their kids with stories of their success. You can be counted on to provide your kids with the freedom to be independent.
Taurus (April 20th - May 20th)
The stable, hardworking Taurus father loves to spend money on luxuries and yet is realistic about budgets and limits. You make great effort to spend time with your kids and always enjoy their company. Fathers with this sensitive earth sign turn their love of tradition into family events, such as weekly family dinners, or pizza and movie nights. You include your kids in your earth-loving activities such as gardening and hiking. You can be counted on to provide your kids with a structured household with gentle boundaries.
Gemini (May 21st - June 20th)
The spontaneous, witty Gemini father is very playful with his family. Your curiosity and diverse interests provide important stimulation and education for your kids. You are a kid at heart and know how to engage your kids with a variety of mental and physical activities. You love to provide detailed explanations and experiments for the purpose of teaching something to your kids. Fathers with this curious air sign are communicative and know how to include their kids in their interests. You can be counted on to be a loving and playful companion for your kids.
Cancer (June 21st - July 21st)
The empathic, nurturing Cancer loves to spend time at home and with family. You want a close-knit family that celebrates traditional holidays together. You are very supportive of your kids and can be quite sentimental about family treasures, keepsakes and heirlooms. You are certain to turn your love of food and tradition into weekly family gatherings and are likely to enjoy cooking elaborate feasts. Fathers with this imaginative water sign have a great sense of humor which satisfies their own need for attention and amuses their kids. You can be counted on to provide your kids with a nurturing, stable household.
Leo (July 22nd - August 21st)
The courageous, playful Leo father is loyal, and devoted to his family. You crave excitement and make grand gestures to and about your kids. You adore receiving and giving attention to them. You never fail to be charming and demonstrative. You love to show off your kids and are very proud of them. Fathers with this extroverted fire sign enjoy social gatherings with other families and friends. You can be counted on to provide your kids with plenty of room to explore their own creativity and skills.
Virgo (August 22nd - September 21st)
The practical, energetic Virgo father is communicative and loves to keep busy. You engage your kids with rigorous outdoor activities that also aid in relieving your stress. Fathers with this introverted earth sign make great effort to include their kids in projects that they are passionate about, such as fixing things, fitness and caring for animals. You are likely to be a picky eater, but you encourage your kids to try new foods. Your pleasant disposition makes your kids want to be around you. You can be counted on to provide your kids with a stable and routine household.
Libra (September 22nd - October 22nd)
The creative, intellectual Libra father loves music and the arts. You include your kids in your talent to broaden their horizons. You love to take them to museums, art galleries, and musical performances. Watching or participating in team sports are also fun family outings for you. Fathers with this multi-talented air sign enjoy playing games, making music and doing just about anything with their kids. You give thoughtful gifts and enjoy role-playing with them. You can be counted on to provide your kids with a balanced and harmonious household.
Scorpio (October 23rd - November 21st)
The introspective, inquisitive Scorpio father is protective and resourceful. You show off your investigative skills at specially planned murder-mystery dinners for your kids. You like to plan treasure hunts and other puzzles for them to solve. Fathers with this curious water sign offer their insightful knowledge and share their love of exploration. You introduce your kids to your favorite stimulating physical and mental activities, such as basketball or board games. You can be counted on to provide your kids with regular reassurance and gentle discipline.
Sagittarius (November 22nd - December 20th)
The idealistic, adaptable Sagittarius father has a vivid imagination and loves to tell stories. You love to experience new things and crave the freedom to do so. You take your kids on new adventures and make everyday tasks a stimulating experience. Fathers with this out-going fire sign love learning, and expose their kids to different cultures and people. You inspire your kids to study new topics and explore new things. When keeping close to home, a trip to the library provides a wonderful journey through books. You can be counted on to provide your kids with a diverse learning environment. Travel is another way to show your kids the world at large.
Capricorn (December 21st - January 18th)
The observant, loyal Capricorn father is hardworking and devoted. Your ambitious drive makes you very successful at providing for your kids. You plan a variety of hands-on projects around the house for you to enjoy with them. Fathers with this disciplined earth sign have a polite, sweet, gentle nature that makes them great with kids. You love their company and teach them to be studious and ambitious. You want them to be scholarly and have successful careers. You can be counted on to provide your kids with a structured and disciplined household.
Aquarius (January 19th - February 17th)
The creative, quirky Aquarius father is determined and disciplined. You enjoy group activities and love to help others. You love to coach your kid’s sports team or lead any other number of group activities, such as scouts or other after-school programs. Fathers with this unpredictable air sign are active in their communities and give their kids plenty of room to discover what they are passionate about. Your unconventional, and entertaining manner will keep your kids excited and amused. You can be counted on to share puzzles, mystery novels and computer learning games with your kids.
Pisces (February 18th - March 19th)
The gentle, intuitive Pisces father is affectionate and loves to spend time with their kids. You plan plenty of excursions to the beach, hiking, or camping. You share your love of music by taking them to outdoor concerts and other musical performances. Your empathy tunes you right in to how your kids are feeling at any moment. Fathers with this visionary water sign love to give their kids a lot of affection and attention. You can be counted on to provide your kids with a compassionate and loving household.