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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

How to Win the Geography Bee

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Gift of a Mentor

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Myth of the Teenager

Critical Thinking and Logic

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Classical Education

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Character Matters for Kids

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

A Reason for Reading

The History of Public Education

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

AP Courses At Home

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Combining Work and Homeschool

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Narration Beats Tests

Teach Your Children to Work

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Laptop Homeschool

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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

Montessori Math

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

University Model Schools

Shakespeare Camp

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teaching Blends

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Bears in the House

Start a Nature Notebook

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 3