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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

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Benefits of Debate

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Character Matters for Kids

Start a Nature Notebook

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Critical Thinking and Logic

Teaching Blends

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Myth of the Teenager

The Charlotte Mason Method

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The History of Public Education

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Combining Work and Homeschool

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Gift of a Mentor

University Model Schools

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

How to Win the Geography Bee

Montessori Math

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Bears in the House

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Who Needs the Prom?

A Reason for Reading

Getting Organized Part 3

AP Courses At Home

Laptop Homeschool

Classical Education

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

I Was an Accelerated Child

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

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Shakespeare Camp

Narration Beats Tests

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Teach Your Children to Work