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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.

University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Myth of the Teenager

Combining Work and Homeschool

Who Needs the Prom?

Shakespeare Camp

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Start a Nature Notebook

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Classical Education

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Teaching Blends

Critical Thinking and Logic

Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

A Reason for Reading

How to Win the Geography Bee

The History of Public Education

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Laptop Homeschool

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Montessori Math

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Bears in the House

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Charlotte Mason Method

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Phonics the Montessori Way

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

I Was an Accelerated Child

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

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

Character Matters for Kids

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

University Model Schools

AP Courses At Home

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Gift of a Mentor

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Narration Beats Tests