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4-H: A Home-school Family’s Dream Come True

by Jennifer Carson

4H - A Homeschool Family's Dream Come True

The most common response I receive after telling a new acquaintance that my kids are in 4H is “Oh, so you live on a farm?” Well, yes, actually I do live on a mini-farm. But the 4-H came first in our lives; the mini-farm came after we succumbed to our children’s wish to have real farm animals. (We only had chickens when we lived in town). My point is that most people equate 4-H with farms and farmers. While there are 4-Hers who live on farms, many do not. We live near a city with numerous 4-H clubs whose members learn about everything from aerospace to wildlife conservation. [Read more…]