Parent Resources

Our Strategic Priority:
Focus on Student Well-being

We invite you to explore the Parent Resource page on the Ursuline website. You’ll find references to a wide variety of information resources, from books and articles on student wellness to research on how girls learn. There’s also a calendar of events of special interest to parents of teenage girls. This dynamic page will be updated on an ongoing basis. So we encourage your feedback, and look forward to your suggestions on what you’d like to see added as the page evolves.


Ursuline's Mission to totally develop the individual does not start and end on campus. The resources provided on this page are intended to help you navigate today's world with a teenage girl.

While not a complete list, here is a sampling of resources recommended by Ursuline faculty and staff that you can utilize as a parent to assist in your daughter's overall well-being. If you have any requests for topics, or suggestions for additions to this page, please contact us at communications@ursulinedallas.org.

Current parents are also welcome to utilize the Ursuline Library Resources. An Overdrive account will grant you access to our eLibrary. Parents are welcome to browse our collection and can email Librarian Renee Chevallier to request an account.

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Dean of Students Corner

Books Kayla Brown Recommends:

  • Untangled by Lisa Damour
  • Under Pressure by Lisa Damour
  • Enough As She Is by Rachel Simmons
  • Grown and Flown by Lisa Heffernnan and Mary Dell Harrington
  • The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown
  • Daring Greatly by Brene Brown
  • Welcome to Adulting by Jonathan "JP" Pokluda
  • How to Raise an Adult by Julie Lythcott-Haims
  • Get Out of Your Head by Jennie Allen
  • Love Does by Bob Goff
  • Everybody Always by Bob Goff
  • Next Generation Leader by Andy Stanley
  • Beautiful Resistance by Jon Tyson
  • Befriend by Scott Sauls

Life Skills Curriculum

As part of Ursuline graduation requirements, each student will take two semesters of Life Skills courses.

Freshmen students will explore social media responsibility, organization and study skills, interpersonal communication, and life balance.

Junior students will learn basics of personal finances, digital leadership, self-defense, defining personal values, life hacks, and resolving conflict.

This change is intended to help your student leave Ursuline with the skills needed in today's world.

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