Mother's Day is approaching (May 13th) so please enjoy this spotlight on the astrology of our favorite Hollywood moms! First up: Jessica Alba.
While moms (and dads) nurture their children with their whole selves, the moon sign has a lot to say about the way we care for and shelter our loved ones, especially our children. Jessica Alba, mom to 3-year-old Honor Marie and 8-month-old Haven Garner, has an individualistic Aquarius moon, so she's not likely to be the smother-mothering type. She will have a natural appreciation for the process of allowing her daughters' individuality to shine through, and give them the room to explore who they are. It is sometimes said of Aquarius that they can be too detached, but one can see from recent photos of Jessica with her kids, there's plenty of love and warmth there. She'll just be inclined to give her kids the space they need.
Jessica's four planets in Taurus, including her sun, indicate she's a pretty down-to-earth mom too, in more ways than one. Jessica has co-created The Honest Company, which strives to provide safe and sustainable baby products. Jessica was inspired to create The Honest Company when she became a parent:
"As a lot of new parents do, when I was pregnant with my first daughter Honor, I spent a ton of time looking for the best baby gear. Personally, I wanted to find natural and non-toxic products, but it was confusing to filter through the clutter of what was truly eco-friendly, what the different green claims meant, if it applied to the packaging or the ingredients inside.""I feel this intense responsibility now to create the safest, most loving, and healthiest environment for my family."
It's no wonder. Her first child, Honor, has Saturn in the early degrees of Virgo, which forms a strong connection to Jessica's Mars in the early degrees of Taurus. Mars is what motivates us and what we're willing to create and fight for, actively. Saturn is the planet of responsibility and commitment - we feel weighed down by it, but we also are willing to work to live up to those responsibilities we feel and commitments we want to honor. So Honor's Saturn influencing and inspiring her mom to take action because of a responsibility is pretty clear and "Honor"able!