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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

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Phonics the Montessori Way

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Laptop Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Benefits of Debate

Montessori Math

Classical Education

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Organized Part 3

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Teaching Blends

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Shakespeare Camp

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Combining Work and Homeschool

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Who Needs the Prom?

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Gift of a Mentor

Myth of the Teenager

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Start a Nature Notebook

University Model Schools

Character Matters for Kids

The History of Public Education

Bears in the House

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlotte Mason Method

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

I Was an Accelerated Child

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

A Reason for Reading

AP Courses At Home

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

Teach Your Children to Work

Narration Beats Tests