We called ourselves the "Three S's" because our last names all begin with "S". Together we had over 70 years teaching experience.

Charla (left) retired after teaching for 25 years. She and Jim have three children and eight grandchildren.

Patsy (middle) has retired after teaching for 34 years. She has a son, a daughter and six grandchildren plus two great-granddaughters, Bella and Lizzie, and a great-grandson, Murray.

Patsy is the developer of the Garden of Praise website and the instructional material found on it. She enjoys sharing her teaching experiences and lessons with other teachers and homeschool parents.

Beverly (right) has retired after 15 years of teaching. She is married to Jim.
Their three children have all graduated from Abilene Christian University and are married. They have two grandchildren.

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