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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

Teaching Blends

The History of Public Education

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Montessori Math

Narration Beats Tests

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

A Reason for Reading

The Benefits of Debate

The Charlotte Mason Method

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Who Needs the Prom?

Critical Thinking and Logic

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Bears in the House

Shakespeare Camp

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Classical Education

Laptop Homeschool

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Organized Part 3

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

University Model Schools

Teach Your Children to Work

Phonics the Montessori Way

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

I Was an Accelerated Child

Whole-Language Boondoggle

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

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Start a Nature Notebook

AP Courses At Home

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Character Matters for Kids

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Myth of the Teenager