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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

Montessori Math

Who Needs the Prom?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Charlotte Mason Method

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

AP Courses At Home

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Start a Nature Notebook

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Organized Part 3

Shakespeare Camp

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Benefits of Debate

University Model Schools

Critical Thinking and Logic

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Phonics the Montessori Way

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Narration Beats Tests

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

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Gift of a Mentor

Classical Education

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

I Was an Accelerated Child

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

A Reason for Reading

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Teaching Blends

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Character Matters for Kids

Teach Your Children to Work

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

How to Win the Geography Bee

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Bears in the House

The History of Public Education

Combining Work and Homeschool

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Laptop Homeschool

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers