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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 Spanish For You

Popular Articles

AP Courses At Home

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Critical Thinking and Logic

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

University Model Schools

Narration Beats Tests

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Classical Education

Phonics the Montessori Way

A Reason for Reading

The Charlotte Mason Method

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Montessori Math

Who Needs the Prom?

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Myth of the Teenager

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Shakespeare Camp

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Start a Nature Notebook

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Teach Your Children to Work

Combining Work and Homeschool

The History of Public Education

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

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

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Teaching Blends

Character Matters for Kids

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Bears in the House

Laptop Homeschool

How to Win the Geography Bee

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Organized Part 3

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors