Are children who commit crimes before age 8 held accountable?

Are children who commit crimes before age 8 held accountable?

Question Dear Gramps, I know we are not accountable for our actions until we are 8 years old. What about that 6-year-old kid in Michigan who shot the girl in his class? If they would decide to execute him, would he automatically go to the Celestial Kingdom because he...
Adopted Into the House of Israel

Adopted Into the House of Israel

Dear Gramps, We have adopted our children and have had them sealed to us. I understand that this sealing changes the “blood line”.  Someone once told me that Joseph Smith said something to this effect.  Do you have this source or any information that we can give to...
Dealing with Santa Claus in our Families

Dealing with Santa Claus in our Families

Dear Gramps, Sometime ago, I was having a discussion with my seminary teacher (also a former Bishop) about lying, and how he told us it was wrong. I remember asking him if it was wrong to lie to your children about Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny, and his reply was,...
Should We Try To Force Our Kids To Be Good?

Should We Try To Force Our Kids To Be Good?

Dear Gramps,My question relates to compulsion, as in using force to get kids to do what they should. I have found as my kids have grown up, that my wife and I so much want them to do the right thing, and to participate in the right activities, that we have sometimes...
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