I believe the children are our future. Teach them well and let them lead the way.

-Whitney Houston

Since the Panthers cut Steve Smith, there’s been some expected backlash from the community, but maybe none as painfully earnest as our little friend Gavin here, who needs a lesson in ball security from his little sister.

This might be the first video of kids in the backseat of a car, shot by a parent, that isn’t about a kid high as balls coming home from the dentist. Although, after tooth extraction, remember to ICE UP SON.

Pretty sure the sweater-vest behind the camera is this cool dad:

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UPDATE: And just like that, Smith has been signed to a three-year deal by the Ravens, who will host the Panthers in 2014.