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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

I Was an Accelerated Child

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

A Reason for Reading

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Montessori Math

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Narration Beats Tests

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Gift of a Mentor

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Debate

Laptop Homeschool

The Charlotte Mason Method

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Phonics the Montessori Way

AP Courses At Home

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Who Needs the Prom?

Teach Your Children to Work

Combining Work and Homeschool

University Model Schools

Getting Organized Part 3

Start a Nature Notebook

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Shakespeare Camp

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Classical Education

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Myth of the Teenager

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

How to Win the Geography Bee

Character Matters for Kids

The History of Public Education

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Teaching Blends

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers