Sweet Bella Vita

a dash of motherhood… a sprinkle of homeschooling… and a pinch of photography ( with a side of compassion )

April 27, 2017
by LisaA
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physical education & health

This is probably one of my favourite “subjects”… although we don’t practice it as a subject but a way of life. During the summer, we join a summer pool where they do diving,  swim team and water polo. They play tons … Continue reading

February 22, 2017
by LisaA
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spelling

How do I teach my kids to spell ? Honestly, I haven’t really put much effort or thought into this … I have let this kind of happen on it’s own. I had started trying to do spelling drills with … Continue reading

January 25, 2017
by LisaA
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Math

One of the most asked questions I get about homeschooling is “What do you use for math”? Well to start off with … I try to make learning to count fun and we don’t use a book, but objects. Anything … Continue reading

January 15, 2017
by LisaA
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learn to type free

I have so many resources that I have book marked over the years… have decided to share them with you . My kids loved this free learn to type site from bbc It is a fun way to get kids … Continue reading

May 4, 2016
by LisaA
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conference chat ~ living organically

If I were asked to give a conference chat; my topic would be living organically. How does this tie into homeschooling  you may ask , well I like that my kids are learning to eat healthy foods and take care of … Continue reading

February 24, 2016
by LisaA
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art

I have 2 kids that love to create art, and I mostly just supply material and let them do whatever they want. I do sometimes initiate a project; but I like it more when they come up with their own creative … Continue reading

January 27, 2016
by LisaA
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organization

We are back this year with the monthly Canadian homeschool blog post … to kick start the year let’s talk about organization! One of my favourite things to do!  I love the feeling of purging and getting everything cleaned up; … Continue reading

November 25, 2015
by LisaA
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Hands On Learning

For me “hands on learning” is getting out in the world and seeing and doing… basically the essence of homeschooling in my opinion. From museums to stores to nature … you name it … it is all hands on 🙂 … Continue reading

October 29, 2015
by LisaA
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dear parent starting your adventure in homeschooling

Dear parent starting your adventure in homeschooling, So you have decided to homeschool … first off I want to say it will be awesome and  totally worth it!!! Yes; go ahead research the heck out of it. Look at every different … Continue reading

July 27, 2015
by LisaA
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5 days of Canadian field trips… day 4

We have been having a crappy summer … lots of rain and very cool with a few exceptions A creative and indoor outing is to a ceramic art studio They are all over the place now … I think it … Continue reading