The 30 Days Experience
Can 10 minutes a day for 30 days really make a difference? When it comes to building relationships between students and their parents, sometimes 30 days may be the best way to start.
Developed by Richard Ross and Gus Reyes, this remarkable resource is designed to re-open the lines of communication and help families rebuild and even deepen their relationships.
Starting with just ten minutes each evening, parents and teens find a quiet place and, by candlelight, open and alternately read five cards, each designed to build heart connections. One mother called it "an incredible experience; eye-opening, tear-jerking, and heart-warming all at the same time."
To create 30 Days, Richard and Gus drew on both their extensive professional experience and on their personal desires to better relate with their own teenage children.
— 30 Days was very beneficial to our family. My husband, daughter and I were going through some difficult times in her teenage years. We were struggling with her rebellious and headstrong behavior. The evenings which my husband and I both did with our daughter separately benefited our relationship. It is not that we don't have our squabbles; however we are closer and enjoy each other for each other's uniqueness more now. We have learned that time is a precious commodity along with spiritual devotion - thanks to the time spent with each other.
Family Relationship Expert
Dr. James Dobson
— Crowded lives produce fatigue, fatigue produces irritability, and irritability produces indifference. Indifference can be interpreted by the child as a lack of genuine affection and personal esteem.