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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

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Gift of a Mentor

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Myth of the Teenager

Phonics the Montessori Way

University Model Schools

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Critical Thinking and Logic

Character Matters for Kids

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Benefits of Debate

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Narration Beats Tests

Bears in the House

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

Combining Work and Homeschool

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Laptop Homeschool

Who Needs the Prom?

Start a Nature Notebook

Teach Your Children to Work

Teaching Blends

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The History of Public Education

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

AP Courses At Home

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Montessori Math

Classical Education

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

How to Win the Geography Bee

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Shakespeare Camp

A Reason for Reading

Getting Organized Part 3

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

I Was an Accelerated Child

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1