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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

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

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Teaching Blends

The History of Public Education

Whole-Language Boondoggle

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Charlotte Mason Method

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Bears in the House

Laptop Homeschool

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Shakespeare Camp

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Combining Work and Homeschool

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Montessori Math

Start a Nature Notebook

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

University Model Schools

AP Courses At Home

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Organized Part 3

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Character Matters for Kids

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Who Needs the Prom?

The Gift of a Mentor

Classical Education

A Reason for Reading

Myth of the Teenager

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Narration Beats Tests

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Benefits of Debate

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips