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Mercy Pride

Mercy Pride


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

After earning an A.A. degree with honors, Mercy completed her LN program and is working full time as a practical nurse. She plans to go back to school for her RN while continuing to work.


Homeschooling Articles by Mercy Pride

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers Hang in there with your "late bloomer." A slow start can still lead to a strong finish.

Time4Learning
University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

The Charlotte Mason Method

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

A Reason for Reading

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Teaching Blends

Combining Work and Homeschool

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Benefits of Debate

What We Can Learn from the Homeschooled 2002 National Geography Bee Winners

Narration Beats Tests

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Phonics the Montessori Way

University Model Schools

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Who Needs the Prom?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Critical Thinking and Logic

Shakespeare Camp

Teach Your Children to Work

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

How to Win the Geography Bee

Start a Nature Notebook

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Organized Part 3

The Gift of a Mentor

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Character Matters for Kids

I Was an Accelerated Child

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Bears in the House

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Laptop Homeschool

AP Courses At Home

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Classical Education

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The History of Public Education

Montessori Math

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success