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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 AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

Classical Education

The Benefits of Debate

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Start a Nature Notebook

AP Courses At Home

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Gift of a Mentor

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Teach Your Children to Work

Bears in the House

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Phonics the Montessori Way

The History of Public Education

University Model Schools

Shakespeare Camp

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Organized Part 3

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

Combining Work and Homeschool

Montessori Math

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Critical Thinking and Logic

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teaching Blends

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

I Was an Accelerated Child

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Narration Beats Tests

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

A Reason for Reading

How to Win the Geography Bee

Myth of the Teenager

Who Needs the Prom?