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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

Popular Articles

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

University Model Schools

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Who Needs the Prom?

The Gift of a Mentor

Combining Work and Homeschool

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Start a Nature Notebook

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Myth of the Teenager

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Benefits of Debate

Laptop Homeschool

The History of Public Education

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

I Was an Accelerated Child

Shakespeare Camp

AP Courses At Home

How to Win the Geography Bee

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teach Your Children to Work

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Bears in the House

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Classical Education

Character Matters for Kids

Narration Beats Tests

Critical Thinking and Logic

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

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teaching Blends

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

A Reason for Reading

Phonics the Montessori Way

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Organized Part 3

Montessori Math