Who is your Intellectual Lateral Thinker Child?

This article is part of the SolePath Parenting series.

Charismatic ‘Sun’ Child | Compassionate ‘Moon’ Child | Inspirational ‘Cosmic’ Child
Intellectual ‘Star’ Child | Intuitive ‘Earth’ Child | Spiritual ‘Celestial’ Child

Children with an Intellectual SolePath are our Star Children, and they are curious and connected. A Star is a brilliant heavenly body, and Star Children are the brilliant minds of the world. 

The superpower of the Star Child is Brain Power. This means that they are an intellectual person who is curious, needs process, is unique and is kind.

This Brain Power superpower is how your child interacts with the world. 

Who is the Lateral Thinker?

They also have a path connected to this superpower, which describes your child’s special and unique gifts and greatness. The paths with Brain Power superpower are Controller, Expert and Lateral Thinker.

Special gifts and greatness of the Lateral Thinker Star Child: Innovator who finds solutions and loves to debate.


Your Lateral Thinker Star Child is a pure intellect who thinks outside the box. A child who thinks in a different way. Your child just loves innovation, originality, different ideas and change. Encourage experimentation and discovery projects with indefinite outcomes. Your Lateral Thinker Star Child gets really excited about unusual and different concepts and ideas. 

Having a pure intellect and being someone who thinks differently is an incredible life skill. Your child is open-minded, exciting and flexible. Teach them perseverance, as the Lateral Thinker Star Child can sometimes want change just for the excitement and the sake of change!


Your Lateral Thinker Star Child is a natural problem solver. Your child can think about things in a completely different way and approach solutions from a different direction. They love to find different uses for things, and they get excited by innovation.

Engage this part of them with age-appropriate toys that are creative. Anything that requires problem/solution thinking will help your Lateral Thinker Star Child to exercise this natural gift.


Your Lateral Thinker Star Child is excited about life and very talkative. Although it can be sometimes tiring for you, this life skill will be charming in adulthood and make them a very interesting friend and conversationalist. 

Lateral Thinker Star Children love to debate, and it can sometimes be difficult for them not to seem argumentative. They aren’t looking for a fight. They’re just learning how to take a different point of view. Show them how to do this in a constructive way.

Your Lateral Thinker Star Child in a nutshell

Innovator * Solutions * Debate

Superpower: Brain Power

Intellectual * Curious * Process * Unique * Kind

Lateral Thinker Star Child

Knowing this, contributes to understanding your child at a deep level, and helps you to become the best parent you can be. A parent who provides a happy, loving and nurturing environment.

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Author: Dr. Debra Ford Msc.D.

Dr. Debra is a spiritual philosophy teacher with a doctorate in metaphysical science. She is an ordained minister and member of the American metaphysical doctors association and the Canadian international metaphysical ministry. Dr. Debra’s SolePath is Inspirational Teacher and Spiritual Mystic. It is this SolePath that allows her to connect, create and communicate the SolePath body of work. She is the author of 16 books including ‘SolePath the path to purpose and a beautiful life, Daily Pulse, rhythm of the Tao and her children’s book ‘Emilia Rose and the rainbow adventure’.

Contact: DrDebra@SolePath.org

Grateful thanks to Dr. Janice Brown for the wonderful blog images.

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