3 Goal-Setting Steps to Make Dreams a Reality

Categories: Blog, Life Skills

Setting goals and working hard is the only way to make dreams a reality. Learning to set challenging, but realistic goals is a vital skill youth must learn. These three steps can help youth successful turn their dreams into achievable goals: 1. Define your Dreams and Goals Goals start with dreams...

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How to Practice Perseverance in the Midst of Failure

Categories: Blog, Life Skills

It’s no secret perseverance is key to achieving your goals. Even the most successful individuals face their share of defeat – it is part of the journey in reaching goals. One of the most valuable lessons youth can learn in their pursuit of success is to learn how to react to failure and to p...

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9 Questions You Should Ask About After-school Programs

Categories: Blog, Life Skills
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It’s no surprise that after-school programs can do much more than keep your children occupied during the afternoon. After-school activities can help them in a variety of ways. In addition to providing a safe space with caring adult mentors, after-school programs help children develop time-manageme...

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7 Ways to Prepare Teens for Success in Life

Categories: Blog, Life Skills

We know when youth are successful, everyone wins. It is our responsibility as parents and mentors to help teens achieve success by growing socially, athletically, emotionally and academically. How do you know if your child is prepared to succeed? Here are seven ways to equip youth for life: 1. ...

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How to React To Challenging Situations

Categories: Blog, Life Skills
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We all face challenges in life. Whether it is a sport like golf or life in general, few goals are ever achieved without encountering some obstacles along the way. Part of our mission at The First Tee is to equip youth to deal with challenges, no matter how big or small. Youth in our junior golf pr...

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