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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

Phonics the Montessori Way

Narration Beats Tests

Teach Your Children to Work

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

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

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Classical Education

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

University Model Schools

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Debate

Laptop Homeschool

AP Courses At Home

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Myth of the Teenager

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Teaching Blends

I Was an Accelerated Child

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Organized Part 3

Who Needs the Prom?

Combining Work and Homeschool

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Montessori Math

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

A Reason for Reading

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Charlotte Mason Method

Character Matters for Kids

Critical Thinking and Logic

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

How to Win the Geography Bee

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Shakespeare Camp

Start a Nature Notebook