12 “Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you. Exodus 20:12
This verse is often told to children as they grow up, but it’s equally relevant as we grow older. We tell children to obey their.
The parents then raise the children as best as they know given the fallen and broken world we find ourselves in. They have to take into account all the scars and wounds they received as they were growing up, and they carry all of that into their training and discipline for us.
Still, the command is to honor your father and mother (or caregivers). There is a special blessing attached to this command, though it may not be readily or easily realized.