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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

Teaching Blends

Getting Organized Part 3

I Was an Accelerated Child

Narration Beats Tests

A Reason for Reading

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Shakespeare Camp

Montessori Math

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Start a Nature Notebook

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Laptop Homeschool

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The History of Public Education

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

AP Courses At Home

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Combining Work and Homeschool

University Model Schools

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Benefits of Debate

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

How to Win the Geography Bee

Classical Education

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Myth of the Teenager

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Critical Thinking and Logic

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Character Matters for Kids

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

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Phonics the Montessori Way

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Teach Your Children to Work

Bears in the House

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Who Needs the Prom?

The Gift of a Mentor

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers