Sweet Bella Vita

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

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

July 23, 2015
by LisaA
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5 days of Canadian field trips… day 3

Next on our stop is the Canadian Aviation and Space Museum If  your child (or even yourself) have any interest in planes … this is the place for you! ~Lisa

July 20, 2015
by LisaA
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5 days of Canadian field trips… day 2

One of our favourite museums is the Canadian Museum of Nature     ~Lisa  

July 18, 2015
by LisaA
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5 days of Canadian field trips… day 1

Let me kick start this 5 day series with the parliament of canada ! This is a great field trip for kids studying the government … I would suggest maybe 8 years and up …depending on the child and their interest … Continue reading

May 27, 2015
by LisaA
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Curriculum

When I started homeschooling; I so badly wanted to just buy a box with everything I “needed” to homeschool. Sadly I never found this magic box… every boxed curriculum I found seemed to contain stuff that was pointless or stuff … Continue reading

May 3, 2015
by LisaA
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our new bird friends

We are beyond excited as we have house finch who decided to make their nest in our front yard tree 🙂  here is a shot of the little guy … his whistle is just so lovely to listen to 🙂 Since we … Continue reading

April 29, 2015
by LisaA
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fun

how we have fun in our homeschool ? although I do feel like everything we do is fun 🙂 otherwise why bother doing it ? I figured the best way for me to answer this; is to make a random list … Continue reading

April 28, 2015
by LisaA
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picaboo yearbook review

I received my yearbook photo book from Picaboo last week and my whole family is totally impressed! The quality is awesome!  I want to start by saying that it was loads of fun to do this yearbook photo book. The web … Continue reading