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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

Phonics the Montessori Way

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Gift of a Mentor

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Bears in the House

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Teaching Blends

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Laptop Homeschool

I Was an Accelerated Child

A Reason for Reading

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Narration Beats Tests

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Myth of the Teenager

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

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

Character Matters for Kids

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 3

Shakespeare Camp

The Benefits of Debate

How to Win the Geography Bee

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Start a Nature Notebook

The Charlotte Mason Method

Classical Education

AP Courses At Home

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Montessori Math

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Who Needs the Prom?

Teach Your Children to Work

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

University Model Schools