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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

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Benefits of Debate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Myth of the Teenager

A Reason for Reading

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Classical Education

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Critical Thinking and Logic

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Shakespeare Camp

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Start a Nature Notebook

The Gift of a Mentor

Phonics the Montessori Way

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The History of Public Education

Laptop Homeschool

Teaching Blends

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 3

Teach Your Children to Work

Character Matters for Kids

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

AP Courses At Home

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

How to Win the Geography Bee

Montessori Math

The Charlotte Mason Method

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Narration Beats Tests

University Model Schools

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

Bears in the House

Combining Work and Homeschool