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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Start a Nature Notebook

Narration Beats Tests

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Gift of a Mentor

Bears in the House

Teaching Blends

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

I Was an Accelerated Child

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Phonics the Montessori Way

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Classical Education

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Debate

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Organized Part 3

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

How to Win the Geography Bee

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Teach Your Children to Work

The History of Public Education

Character Matters for Kids

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Reason for Reading

Combining Work and Homeschool

Who Needs the Prom?

Laptop Homeschool

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

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

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Critical Thinking and Logic

Montessori Math

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

AP Courses At Home

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

University Model Schools

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?