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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

Classical Education

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Organized Part 3

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The History of Public Education

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

A Reason for Reading

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Narration Beats Tests

Character Matters for Kids

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Phonics the Montessori Way

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Charlotte Mason Method

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Bears in the House

The Gift of a Mentor

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Teaching Blends

AP Courses At Home

I Was an Accelerated Child

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

University Model Schools

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

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

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Myth of the Teenager

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Who Needs the Prom?

Laptop Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

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Start a Nature Notebook

Shakespeare Camp

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