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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

Getting Organized Part 3

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Charlotte Mason Method

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The History of Public Education

Who Needs the Prom?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Start a Nature Notebook

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Combining Work and Homeschool

AP Courses At Home

Classical Education

I Was an Accelerated Child

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Bears in the House

The Gift of a Mentor

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Benefits of Debate

Narration Beats Tests

Laptop Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

Teaching Blends

A Reason for Reading

University Model Schools

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Character Matters for Kids

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Shakespeare Camp

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

How to Win the Geography Bee

Teach Your Children to Work

Phonics the Montessori Way

Montessori Math

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