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.
— The relationship that I had with my daughter before the 30 days can be characterized as distant and tense at times. In the past 30 days we have been able to work through many issues and consider our relationship to be much improved. It is our desire to keep on going with an open and fluid relationship in the future. We are thankful for the many opportunities that this book gave us to look at ourselves and each other in new and different ways and to provide a forum for open and candid dialogue. I recommend this book wholeheartedly.
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.