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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

Character Matters for Kids

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Montessori Math

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Charlotte Mason Method

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Teaching Blends

University Model Schools

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Benefits of Debate

The History of Public Education

Start a Nature Notebook

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Combining Work and Homeschool

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Bears in the House

Narration Beats Tests

The Gift of a Mentor

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

I Was an Accelerated Child

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 3

A Reason for Reading

Teach Your Children to Work

Who Needs the Prom?

Myth of the Teenager

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Laptop Homeschool

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

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Classical Education

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Phonics the Montessori Way

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Discover Your Child's Learning Style