Al-Kāfi - Volume 6 > Kindness to Children
Hadith #9

أَبُو عَلِيٍّ الْأَشْعَرِيُّ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ عَبْدِ الْجَبَّارِ عَنْ صَفْوَانَ عَنْ ذَرِيحٍ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( عليه السلام ) قَالَ الْوَلَدُ فِتْنَةٌ .

9. Abu Ali al-Ash‘ariy has narrated from Muhammad ibn ‘Abd al-Jabbar from Safwan from Dharih who has said the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ‘A child is a trial (mischief, attraction).”’