4th H for Health

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Our body is made up of 70% water and we require hydration. Try these refreshing flavor combinations, or create your own!

Flavored Water (2 Qt. pitcher):

Watermelon Lime/Cucumber Lemon (or Lime):
1 cup watermelon /1/2 cucumber
1 lime/ 1 lemon or lime
5 mint leaves (optional)

Pineapple Grape/Berry Kiwi (or Orange):
1 cup canned deiced pineapple/ 10 strawberries or blackberries
Pineapple juice from can /1 kiwi or 1 orange
1 cup grapes

*Tips for releasing flavors of the produce:
Watermelon- cut into small pieces (1 to 2 inches)
Citrus fruit (oranges, lemons, limes) – remove rinds and slice into thin pieces
Cucumber – Slice into thin pieces
Mint – Tear leaves
Grapes – Slice in half
Berries – Remove top (strawberries only) and slice into small pieces
Kiwi – remove peel and slice into thin pieces

As we start off January, look ahead and what you want to accomplish in the next month or 2021. Here are some helpful tips to personal well-being and how to set S.M.A.R.T. goals for yourself or club.

S.M.A.R.T Goal Setting:

The five elements of S.M.A.R.T. goals are defined as:
S – Specific
M – Measurable
A – Attainable (or actionable)
R – Relevant (or realistic)
T – Time-bound
Achieving goals is satisfying and builds confidence, yet the process of working towards a goal is a valuable part of lessons in life. Not all goals are achieved on the first try and this is the learning process that each 4-H member or child goes through. Keep pushing through and no one will be able to stop you from reaching your goals.

Worksheet to use to set goals.
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