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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

Critical Thinking and Logic

Narration Beats Tests

Montessori Math

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teaching Blends

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

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

Teach Your Children to Work

I Was an Accelerated Child

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

University Model Schools

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Phonics the Montessori Way

Shakespeare Camp

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Charlotte Mason Method

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Organized Part 3

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Classical Education

Start a Nature Notebook

A Reason for Reading

Who Needs the Prom?

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Combining Work and Homeschool

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Bears in the House

AP Courses At Home

Character Matters for Kids

Myth of the Teenager

The Gift of a Mentor

Laptop Homeschool

The History of Public Education

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Benefits of Debate

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors