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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 Spanish For You

Popular Articles

I Was an Accelerated Child

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Reason for Reading

The Gift of a Mentor

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Myth of the Teenager

Critical Thinking and Logic

Start a Nature Notebook

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Narration Beats Tests

Classical Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Debate

Teaching Blends

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

How to Win the Geography Bee

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

Character Matters for Kids

The Charlotte Mason Method

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Combining Work and Homeschool

Bears in the House

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 3

University Model Schools

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Phonics the Montessori Way

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Teach Your Children to Work

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

AP Courses At Home

Shakespeare Camp

Montessori Math

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success