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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 Charlotte Mason Method

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Gift of a Mentor

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

University Model Schools

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Shakespeare Camp

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Character Matters for Kids

Classical Education

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

How to Win the Geography Bee

Myth of the Teenager

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

A Reason for Reading

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Bears in the House

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Teach Your Children to Work

Start a Nature Notebook

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Benefits of Debate

The History of Public Education

Montessori Math

Getting Organized Part 3

Phonics the Montessori Way

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

AP Courses At Home

Teaching Blends

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Narration Beats Tests

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Who Needs the Prom?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Laptop Homeschool

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

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

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Critical Thinking and Logic

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Combining Work and Homeschool

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books