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  1. Anna-Marie
    December 19, 2012 @ 10:29 am

    Hi Heidi
    read your post over at Hip Homeschoolers:) I still have a few years before this decision, but according to my daughter she is never going back to school until college:) We will see when the time comes . Thanks for linking up to the NOBH

  2. Wendy
    December 23, 2012 @ 4:04 pm

    Heidi, I wanted to stop by your blog and let you know that I am so happy that you’re a part of the Hip Homeschool Moms team! 🙂 Not only are you a wonderful blogger, but you’re a sweet friend.

    Hugs from one of your fearless HHM leaders. 😉


  3. Heidi
    December 24, 2012 @ 10:39 am

    Thank you Wendy! You are much loved and appreciated! <3

  4. Jackie Navia
    May 23, 2020 @ 4:12 pm

    Hi I am glad you wrote this as well. I am new to homeschooling and my son will be a 9th grader. Question does the elective have to have the same ours as the required courses if not how many? What do we do make up our own elective do I need to list it on my list of courses I turn in to the school should I or not? Thanks JN In NY state.

  5. Heidi
    May 25, 2020 @ 9:56 am

    Hi Jackie, all courses are given credit in the same manor. But if you have a course that you don’t believe will be enough for a full credit, you can certainly do 1/2 credit courses. When I do my IHIP I list my elective courses with the word elective next to it. Like this… Elective – Psychology (1 Unit = 6,480 minutes) then I include a brief description of the course below that title.

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