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

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

November 21, 2015
by LisaA
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driving in Italy

my random thoughts about driving in Italy 1. Italians are INSANE drivers! 2. Do NOT trust your GPS in Italy; It takes you down dead end roads or makes you take a side street just so you end up back on the main road.  … 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
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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

March 25, 2015
by LisaA
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A Virtual Field Trip

Welcome to Quebec; where I happen to be living for the moment. I have to start by saying I haven’t seen that much of it in real life … I have been to Quebec city and all around the Montreal area, up … Continue reading