Live so that when your children think of fairness, caring, and integrity, they think of you. (H. Jackson Brown, American author)

Cartoons, movies, and TV shows often make light of families with troublesome parents or undisciplined, spoiled children. With so many dysfunctional and single-parent families today, it’s more important than ever for complete, wholesome families to demonstrate a lifestyle that encourages others to follow suit. Children need parents who exemplify healthy living.

Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger by the way you treat them. Rather, bring them up with the discipline and instruction that comes from the Lord (Ephesians 6:4).