Making sure they have humble beginnings, appreciate what they have, are educated both at school and at home, and are not disrespectful and spoiled.
Basic Education (reading first and foremost, but of course writing, math, science, etc.)
Providing positive opportunities in areas of interest to them
Make them good people. Kind, thoughtful, caring, tolerant, etc.
Making them into proper human beings and giving them the tools to successfully follow their own path in life.
Standing up and being a man and not running away from my responsibilities