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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

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

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

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Gift of a Mentor

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Organized Part 3

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

AP Courses At Home

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Laptop Homeschool

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Bears in the House

I Was an Accelerated Child

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Shakespeare Camp

Montessori Math

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

A Reason for Reading

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

University Model Schools

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Classical Education

Narration Beats Tests

Teach Your Children to Work

Teaching Blends

How to Win the Geography Bee

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Who Needs the Prom?

Character Matters for Kids

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Start a Nature Notebook

Critical Thinking and Logic

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Charlotte Mason Method

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The History of Public Education

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Myth of the Teenager