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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

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Myth of the Teenager

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Shakespeare Camp

Laptop Homeschool

Bears in the House

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Organized Part 3

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Combining Work and Homeschool

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Gift of a Mentor

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Narration Beats Tests

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Benefits of Debate

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Start a Nature Notebook

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Phonics the Montessori Way

Classical Education

Who Needs the Prom?

University Model Schools

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The History of Public Education

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Teaching Blends

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Character Matters for Kids

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Charlotte Mason Method

Montessori Math

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

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

Teach Your Children to Work

AP Courses At Home

A Reason for Reading