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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

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Teach Your Children to Work

I Was an Accelerated Child

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Narration Beats Tests

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Montessori Math

Laptop Homeschool

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Organized Part 3

The History of Public Education

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Charlotte Mason Method

University Model Schools

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Who Needs the Prom?

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Bears in the House

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Classical Education

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Shakespeare Camp

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Myth of the Teenager

Combining Work and Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Benefits of Debate

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Teaching Blends

The Gift of a Mentor

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

Start a Nature Notebook

Character Matters for Kids

Whole-Language Boondoggle

AP Courses At Home

A Reason for Reading

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy