The Mormon Church exists to make bad men good and good men better, to help families and individuals, and to help us repent and build faith in Jesus Christ.
The best way to help parents inactive in the Mormon Church is to teach by loving example and showing how Mormonism can bless lives.
Mormons who are faithful to their Temple covenants can expect their families to be together forever, even when some of their children stray.
Mormon doctrine teaches that children cannot be sealed to unmarried parents. If a parent doesn’t remarry in this life, they will find an eternal companion later, and their temple work will be done during the millennium.
We cannot control our relatives lives and must respect their choices, even if we disapprove. God will reward us for patient service and enduring.
Personal experience seems to agree that newborns and toddlers may remember something of their pre-earth life.
Mormonism does not reveal at what point a fetus receives its spirit and becomes a separate organism. It may be different for each person.
In Marriage Mormons should make sacrifices for the sake of their spouse. They must follow Jesus’ example to love and serve others always. Both husband and wife should be willing to make sacrifices to strengthen the marriage.
Although only married couples can be sealed together as families in a Mormon temple, Mormons believe that all worthy members will have an opportunity for marriage during the Millenium.