By peoplestaff225
September 12, 2009 07:00 PM

That his son Thaddeus Rowe is just 22-months-old hasn’t stopped The Young and The Restless star Thad Luckinbill from looking down the road to the days when he’ll wear his bad cop hat. Although it isn’t a role he relishes, the actor says it’s important nonetheless.

“I grew up with kids whose parents were their best friends, so they didn’t have boundaries or learn to compromise,” Thad recalls in the Sept. 15 issue of Soap Opera Digest, “and I think children need to understand consequences.”

Adding that “when he gets older, I’ll probably become more of a disciplinarian,” Thad, 34, goes on to concede that “right now I’m pretty soft.” Case in point? He adds,

Rowe is Thad’s son with wife and co-star Amelia Heinle. The couple are currently expecting their second child together, a girl.

Source: Soap Opera Digest, Sept. 15 issue

— Missy