My Legacy to Our Daughters and Your


MyLegacy to Our Daughters and Yours discusses issues confronting our daughters and their families in our 21st-century societies.



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My  Legacy to Our Daughters and Yours discusses contemporary issues confronting our daughters women and their families in our 21st-century societies. There are bullies at every corner of our children’s schools hallways playgrounds locker rooms drill teams lunch tables on cyberspace… How do we help them navigate these and several other serious issues of their time such as unhealthy relationships peer pressure and peer victimization underage sex educational truancy individualism alcohol and drug abuse?

How do we help our girls realize their full potential?

A web of eye-opening true life stories and unimaginable incidents involving girls of all ages their families and the women in their lives is carefully presented by Dr. Bell in My Legacy to Our Daughters and Yours.

What is our understanding of some of the most pressing issues confronting our daughters?

How do we better equip them for their ultimate success in the real world?

Most families understand that raising girls into gracious kind respectful and responsible ladies who ultimately become powerful community contributors and great leaders of their time amidst the challenges of contemporary society requires a multifaceted strategy a solid framework dedication and an unwavering faith in God. In this book, Dr. Bell meticulously outlines strategies that anyone can utilize to effectively mitigate the challenges in raising girls.

Product Specifications

Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 9 x 6 x 2 in

Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgements
  • Preface

S E C T I O N 1

  • The Backdrop: A Lesson
  • Lessons from Mother
  • The Open Secret
  • A Third-Grade Boy of Sorrow
  • This Little Lady’s Secret
  • The Ready Belt
  • A Lone Voice in Our Midst
  • Rampant and Enduring
  • Intentional or Unintentional
  • Do Not Judge Others
  • Potentially Trans-generational
  • What the Deal Is
  • All That Glitters Is Not Gold: The Hidden Truth
  • Contempt Breeds Contempt
  • Bridge to Self-Confidence

S E C T I O N 2

  • Education
  • Shared Responsibilities
  • Right Here at Home
  • Ordinary Recipe Extraordinary Results
  • Transitioning to the Hill
  • LEDD—My Blueprint
  • Make the Mark—the Gift of Time
  • Partnering for Success
  • To Each Their Own
  • Far from the Truth
  • The Exceptional Nation
  • The Choice
  • Peer Pressure Fitting In and Vulnerabilities
  • Mel
  • Ingrid
  • Eve

S E C T I O N 3

  • Bullying Intimidation and Peer Victimization
  • A Nightmare
  • A Surprising Early Beginning: Bullied at Four
  • Sixth Grade—No Place for This in Our Family
  • Middle School Longtime Friends”
  • Cyber-bullying: The Cowards
  • Mary-Lou
  • Behind Professional Walls
  • We Are Not Alone
  • Where Are the Solution Starter Kits?
  • Dance Study and Fight Together for Solutions
  • Fighting It as a Village
  • Sowing Seeds

S E C T IO N 4

  • Faith Journey
  • Faith
  • Graciously and Faithfully Father
  • The Journey—with Twists and Turns
  • Love and a Grateful Heart on the Enduring Journey

S E C T I O N 5

  • Friendship
  • The Concept of Friendship
  • Reciprocity
  • Time Factors into its Growth
  • Qualitative versus Quantitative
  • The Best Friend
  • Notes Following This Discussion

S E C T I O N 6

  • A Few Important Topics
  • Modern Times and Diversity
  • The Facts of the Matter
  • Note Worthy
  • Impactful Words and Actions
  • The Bottom Linings
  • Killers on the Roads
  • In the Know
  • Knowing May Be Half the Battle
  • B and G
  • N and V
  • CY
  • Answering Our Daughter’s Questions
  • Little Things Make the Difference—Lady
  • Keep the Peace—Family Matters
  • Cradling Love and Trust
  • Breaking Is Infeasible
  • So Close Yet So Far
  • Peaceful Gatekeepers
  • Forgiveness: Forgive and Be Forgiven
  • A Different Bridge to Fame
  • My Choice or Yours
  • Educating Our Daughters


  • My Open Letter to Our Daughters


  • Karen Michelle Bell’s Persuasive Speech Stop Bullying Now”



Meet The Author

Dr. Ursula BellDr. Ursula Bell, Author

Dr. Bell is an American health care scholar who has worked in public health for all of her professional life serving various hospitals including the Baylor Healthcare System in leadership and executive positions. She currently works for a private, for-profit acute care hospital in Dallas. She also provides individual mentorship and consultancy services to hospitals on matters relating to Leadership, Mentorship, Risk Management, Quality Assurance, Performance Improvement, Accreditation, and Compliance. In her new book, My Legacy to Our Daughters and Yours – Contemporary Issues: Insights and Solutions for Girls and Parents, she meticulously outlines strategies that anyone can utilize to mitigate the challenges in raising girls. Dr. Bell is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management and the Texas Association for Healthcare Quality, and is a recipient of academic and professional awards. She is currently finishing a new book discussing the correlation between hospital leadership and the nursing shortage that has plagued the nation for decades. She resides in Texas with her husband and two daughters.

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