The Leo Child: What You Must Know About This Little Daredevil

These kids can often be seen ordering others around and taking themselves very seriously, which is both very cute and constructive but also a big challenge.

Leo child

Children of the Leo zodiac sign are born between the 23rd of July and the 22nd of August and are sensitive and kind individuals.

From the moment they can even mutter a sound, they’ll enjoy spouting orders in the household which will eventually turn into words. Their leadership will be shown wherever they go. Whether it’s kindergarten, school or at the playground.

Leo children in a nutshell:

  • They are amazing at socializing with other children and even grown-ups;
  • The challenging times will come from their habit of ordering others around;
  • The Leo girl will only learn through examples and is of a deep emotional nature;
  • The Leo boy is a sucker for attention like none other.

Leo children are generally filled with life and joy and you’d do well to nurture this bright side of theirs. Just as the name of the sign implies, children of Leo must be kings and queens of the wild.

The little daredevil

Leo kids might get into the habit of ordering others around. While it’s hard for them to control this since they do it unconsciously, it isn’t a good pattern to follow.

Simply lecturing them about it, especially in front of other children, won’t do. That might actually make it worse, since Leo kids detest having their authority and importance questioned.

Better talk to them about this issue gently and in private if you want to have a hope at fixing it early on.

You need to teach your Leo child to take advantage of this drive for leadership, but in a way that doesn’t become toxic for them or those around them.

Once they learn how to be a true leader, there won’t be anything to stop them from achieving their dreams in the future.

Bragging about their deeds might become somewhat of a habit for them. Even when there’s nothing to take pride in.

You need to teach them restraint and moderation if you want to make sure your Leo kid ends up with a healthy mentality later on. Somehow, they have to be in the spotlight. It’s just in their nature.

From time to time you might see them getting a tad bit lazy. When this happens you have to remind them of their responsibility and chores. Nothing ever gets done by just laying around.

After all, who would take them seriously or see them as a leader if they never get off the couch? Authority is important to them and any hint that they’d lose it should kick them into gear and get them moving.

The best way to teach a Leo kid a lesson is with patience and affection.

If by chance you see your child being shy or secluding themselves, that’s probably because their popularity has been put to the test and the importance, they present in a group is now in danger.

The easy way out of this is reminding them of their strong points and achievements. Stroke the lion’s mane as one could say.

Basic duties are of no consequence to a Leo child. If you want them to take up the mantle of responsibility, you must present the issue in a way that provides them a leading role in activities.

After doing this, you won’t have to worry about them laying around anymore. They’ll take their ranking seriously and always do their best to set out an example for their peers.

If your Leo kid ends up being lazy in school, the best course of action is to remind them of how cool and great they could be if they are at the top of the class.

Wouldn’t it be amazing having all those kids gasp in awe at their intelligence? That’s bound to make any Leo child get motivated and determined.

The trick to making sure they stay at the top is reminding them of their achievements and praising them whenever you can. They also tend to overindulge in pretty much anything they find enjoyable.

The funds you’ve been providing end up either on goodies or on a helping hand to their pals. Sure that’s the compassionate thing to do, helping others, but others might end up taking advantage of your Leo child.

So make sure your kid understands the responsibility of using and spending hard worked money.

Emotionally, Leo children are possible the most vulnerable and sensitive out of the entire bunch. They tend to feel the need for love and affection from the opposite sex earlier than any of the other signs.

So you might end up having to spend a lot of time mending the broken heart of your tender little lion.

Socializing is an all-time favorite for them. Why? Usually because they always seem to end up in the spotlight, which as you may remember, is what they live for.

The baby

You’ll be in for quite some trouble with a Leo baby. These little cubs are the embodiment of passion, curiosity and stamina. So good luck getting in shape by chasing them around the house.

While they tend to be the heart of the house, from time to time they tend to become rather strong headed and self-absorbed. But hey, they’re just babies, what do you expect?

Their first words can either come early on or they might attempt communication through mere sounds and actions for quite a while.

The latter happens more often than not so you shouldn’t worry too much about that. Leo kids tend to not present too many problems in their upbringing.

They are seen to show a great deal of empathy and compassion, even at an early age. This trait tends to stay with them even in their adult life.

They end up helping pretty much anybody they come across, especially since this enables them to show their prowess and greatness to the world.

If by chance they feel ignored or unimportant, then you’re in for a lot of down time and possibly crying.

The girl

A Leo girl around the house usually equals a lot of noise. Especially when she feels displeased with something.

While this might give off the impression of insensitivity or a sense of self-righteousness, it’s actually the contrary.

Leo gals tend to feel on a rather deep emotional level. And loudly complaining about something might mean she’s simply feeling hurt. So it’s time for a long and comforting talk and some sound advice for her problems.

The most important lesson for a Leo girl is taught through example. That means that any sort of issue she may have, you need to show her how to solve it.

Either directly, or by solving your personal issues in a similar manner that she should follow.

As for behavior and affection, make sure you Leo cub sees how to provide and accept love in a healthy manner. The main example for this being her parents of course!

The boy

Leo boys are suckers for attention like none other. Their desire for attention and appreciation is rivaled by pretty much nothing else.

They also tend to be in the middle of any group, mainly as the leader, so make sure you have the house stacked with refreshments for his friends whenever they come over, because that might happen quite often.

The main issue here is that your ferocious lion might start taking everything for granted and becoming a tad bit full of themselves.

So make sure this son of yours learns moderation and appreciation not only for himself, but for those around him as well. You need to make sure your child learns modesty early on or else he risks taking the sin of pride well into adulthood.

Keeping them busy at playtime

Children of the Leo are usually creative kids that enjoy making up entire worlds in which you’ll definitely have to partake. So make sure you’re ready for a lot of fantasy themed parties with your cubs and the neighborhood kids.

They also love adventuring and freedom. So exploring around the park is not outside of the question. Keep an eye on them when going out, else you’ll lose them on one of their expeditions.

Towards this end, you might think about signing them up for the local camping teams since they tend to go out in nature rather often.

Best thing about it is that they’ll always be under surveillance and always safe Their capacity for compassion sometimes asks for a partner to share it with. Preferably a fur ball. So maybe get them some feline friends to cuddle and grow together with.


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Written by Denise

Denise is an experienced practitioner of astrology, interested to discover and share with everyone how astrology can inspire and change lives. She is the Editor in Chief at The Horoscope.