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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

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Teach Your Children to Work

Phonics the Montessori Way

AP Courses At Home

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

University Model Schools

Classical Education

Getting Organized Part 3

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Bears in the House

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The History of Public Education

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Math

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Start a Nature Notebook

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

A Reason for Reading

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

The Benefits of Debate

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Myth of the Teenager

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Gift of a Mentor

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Character Matters for Kids

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Narration Beats Tests

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Charlotte Mason Method

I Was an Accelerated Child

Teaching Blends

Who Needs the Prom?

Critical Thinking and Logic

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Combining Work and Homeschool

Shakespeare Camp

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks