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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

I Was an Accelerated Child

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teach Your Children to Work

Critical Thinking and Logic

Narration Beats Tests

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Character Matters for Kids

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Who Needs the Prom?

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

AP Courses At Home

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

A Reason for Reading

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

How to Win the Geography Bee

Teaching Blends

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Start a Nature Notebook

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

University Model Schools

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Organized Part 3

Combining Work and Homeschool

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Classical Education

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

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Bears in the House

The History of Public Education

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Phonics the Montessori Way

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Math

Myth of the Teenager

The Gift of a Mentor