Parent Resources

Welcome, parent! We’re thrilled you’re investing in your family by visiting this page. Click or tap on the images below to view these helpful resources you can use during and after Raising Highly Capable Kids classes. 

RezilientKidz Facebook Page

Follow the RezilientKidz Facebook page for helpful parenting tips, articles, inspirational quotes, and videos of parents sharing their stories.

40 Assets to Help Your Kids Finish Strong

Short stories based on all 40 Developmental Assets to read with your children ages 3-7.

Parenting Articles

Articles and posts on relevant parenting topics and questions. There is also a place to submit questions you might have.

40 Assets Printout

PDF download/printout of a list of the 40 Developmental Assets.

Creative Activities

A fun list of activities, crafts, experiments and more to start building creativity into your family's routine.

Weekly 40 Assets Handout

Action tips and ideas around the 8 Asset categories to take home each week during the Raising Highly Capable Kids program.

Taking the Assets Home

A follow-up book (after RHCK) to support you with practical ways to implement the 40 Developmental Assets at home.

40 Assets Article Series

A series of articles on each Asset with ideas on how to implement the assets in your home, school, or neighborhood.

Conversation Wheel

The RHCK Activity & Conversation Wheel sparks family conversations with engaging starters and fun activity suggestions.

Resources by Asset

A document that contains practical ideas for developing each of the 40 Developmental Assets in your children.

Book List (grouped by Assets)

Children’s books that build the 40 Developmental Assets, as well as address important topics.

Parenting Articles

Asset 11: Family Boundaries Asset 2: Positive Family Communication

Lots of parents see the new year as a time they can help make a shift in their family, and they’re right! The new year is the perfect chance to take a look at your parenting and see if there are changes you might like to make.

Asset 14: Adult Role Models Asset 2: Positive Family Communication Asset 20: Time at Home

Around Thanksgiving, many of us turn our minds to what we are grateful for, and for parents and caregivers, that often leads us to ask a few questions.
You are not alone. Raising young people takes a group effort and everyone—parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, teachers, friends, clergy, coaches—play an important role. There are people, places, and resources everyone can turn to when help is needed to support young people.

Asset 40: Positive View of Personal Future

Research shows that young people who are optimistic about the future have better relationships with their parents, increased self-esteem, and decreased emotional or behavioral problems, such as depression, early sexual activity, and violence.

Asset 39: Sense of Purpose

When young people think today about what they want to accomplish in their lives, it shapes their sense of purpose. Each and every young person has something unique to offer the world.

Asset 38: Self-Esteem

Teach young people the values and actions that will build genuine self-esteem, including caring, giving, treating others with kindness and tolerance, and always doing your best in school and other activities.