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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

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Bears in the House

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Character Matters for Kids

A Reason for Reading

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Teaching Blends

Classical Education

Narration Beats Tests

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Start a Nature Notebook

Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Benefits of Debate

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Gift of a Mentor

Shakespeare Camp

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Laptop Homeschool

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Combining Work and Homeschool

The History of Public Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Organized Part 3

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

I Was an Accelerated Child

Montessori Math

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

University Model Schools

AP Courses At Home

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

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

How to Win the Geography Bee

Myth of the Teenager

Who Needs the Prom?

Critical Thinking and Logic

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy