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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

The Gift of a Mentor

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Shakespeare Camp

I Was an Accelerated Child

Bears in the House

Getting Organized Part 3

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Classical Education

A Reason for Reading

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Laptop Homeschool

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Teach Your Children to Work

The History of Public Education

Combining Work and Homeschool

Character Matters for Kids

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Benefits of Debate

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Narration Beats Tests

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Myth of the Teenager

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Charlotte Mason Method

Who Needs the Prom?

Start a Nature Notebook

AP Courses At Home

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Teaching Blends

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

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

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

University Model Schools

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Critical Thinking and Logic

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Montessori Math

Whole-Language Boondoggle