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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

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

AP Courses At Home

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Character Matters for Kids

How to Win the Geography Bee

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Shakespeare Camp

Start a Nature Notebook

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Bears in the House

Getting Organized Part 3

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

I Was an Accelerated Child

University Model Schools

Narration Beats Tests

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Charlotte Mason Method

Who Needs the Prom?

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Critical Thinking and Logic

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Gift of a Mentor

A Reason for Reading

The Benefits of Debate

Laptop Homeschool

Classical Education

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

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Teaching Blends

Teach Your Children to Work

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Montessori Math

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Myth of the Teenager

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Combining Work and Homeschool

The History of Public Education