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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

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Narration Beats Tests

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Critical Thinking and Logic

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Gift of a Mentor

Shakespeare Camp

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Who Needs the Prom?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teaching Blends

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

University Model Schools

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Teach Your Children to Work

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Classical Education

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Character Matters for Kids

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Benefits of Debate

Montessori Math

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

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

A Reason for Reading

How to Win the Geography Bee

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

AP Courses At Home

Start a Nature Notebook

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Phonics the Montessori Way

Myth of the Teenager

Laptop Homeschool

I Was an Accelerated Child

Bears in the House

The History of Public Education

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Interview with John Taylor Gatto