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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.

University of Nebraska High School AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

Narration Beats Tests

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Start a Nature Notebook

How to Win the Geography Bee

Character Matters for Kids

Teaching Blends

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Benefits of Debate

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

I Was an Accelerated Child

Classical Education

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Combining Work and Homeschool

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Montessori Math

Bears in the House

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The History of Public Education

University Model Schools

Who Needs the Prom?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Laptop Homeschool

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Organized Part 3

Critical Thinking and Logic

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Gift of a Mentor

AP Courses At Home

Phonics the Montessori Way

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

A Reason for Reading

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Teach Your Children to Work

Shakespeare Camp

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

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