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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

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

A Reason for Reading

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Bears in the House

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

AP Courses At Home

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Narration Beats Tests

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Start a Nature Notebook

Critical Thinking and Logic

Combining Work and Homeschool

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Montessori Math

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Teaching Blends

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Benefits of Debate

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Teach Your Children to Work

Character Matters for Kids

The Gift of a Mentor

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

I Was an Accelerated Child

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

How to Win the Geography Bee

Classical Education

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Laptop Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

The History of Public Education

University Model Schools

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Shakespeare Camp

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Organized Part 3

Interview with John Taylor Gatto