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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.

University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Myth of the Teenager

Shakespeare Camp

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Reason for Reading

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Benefits of Debate

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Gift of a Mentor

University Model Schools

Who Needs the Prom?

Critical Thinking and Logic

Phonics the Montessori Way

Bears in the House

Character Matters for Kids

How to Win the Geography Bee

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Narration Beats Tests

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

AP Courses At Home

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Laptop Homeschool

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Start a Nature Notebook

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Classical Education

Teaching Blends

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 3

Combining Work and Homeschool

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The History of Public Education

Teach Your Children to Work

Montessori Math

I Was an Accelerated Child

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips