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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 Spanish For You

Popular Articles

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Phonics the Montessori Way

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Benefits of Debate

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

AP Courses At Home

Narration Beats Tests

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Gift of a Mentor

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Organized Part 3

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

University Model Schools

Shakespeare Camp

How to Win the Geography Bee

Start a Nature Notebook

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Critical Thinking and Logic

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Bears in the House

Teaching Blends

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Classical Education

A Reason for Reading

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Combining Work and Homeschool

I Was an Accelerated Child

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Myth of the Teenager

Who Needs the Prom?

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Teach Your Children to Work

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The History of Public Education

Montessori Math

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks