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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

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Teaching Blends

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

Combining Work and Homeschool

Montessori Math

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

How to Win the Geography Bee

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Classical Education

AP Courses At Home

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Charlotte Mason Method

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Laptop Homeschool

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Phonics the Montessori Way

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Who Needs the Prom?

Shakespeare Camp

The Gift of a Mentor

I Was an Accelerated Child

Critical Thinking and Logic

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Start a Nature Notebook

University Model Schools

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Organized Part 3

Character Matters for Kids

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The History of Public Education

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Bears in the House

Teach Your Children to Work

A Reason for Reading

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry