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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

Character Matters for Kids

Shakespeare Camp

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Gift of a Mentor

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Critical Thinking and Logic

University Model Schools

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Combining Work and Homeschool

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

How to Win the Geography Bee

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Classical Education

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Start a Nature Notebook

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

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

A Reason for Reading

AP Courses At Home

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Phonics the Montessori Way

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Who Needs the Prom?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Bears in the House

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Teaching Blends

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The History of Public Education

Myth of the Teenager

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Organized Part 3

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Benefits of Debate

The Charlotte Mason Method

Narration Beats Tests

Teach Your Children to Work

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Whole-Language Boondoggle

I Was an Accelerated Child

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Montessori Math