From my experience, Astrology holds the clues to what we are working on and in what way. I have never used astrology as a way of foreseeing what will happen, but I do find it helpful in better understanding the underlying aspects of who we are. Each astrological sign meets the world in their own unique way.
This information has helped me in so many different ways. When we take a trip my son's only concern is what we will eat, how we will eat, and how many meals we will have while traveling. He’s safety points are connected to food (Taurus). When we travel I am certain to let him know early on what the food situation will be, this allows him to be calm and relaxed. I was also able to use this information to help him learn fractions.
Over at The Conscious Mom’s Guide I’ve posted a wonderful article by Astrologer Monica Wallach – Better Parenting Through Astrology. In it Monica offers insight into each Sun sign, what you might expect from your child and ways to support that Sun sign specifically.