Sweet Bella Vita

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

June 6, 2017
by LisaA
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Chamomile tea

Amazing how something so simple can bring back so many emotions and memories. My mom used to make me a cup of chamomile tea in the evening when I had a sore stomach or just felt sluggish. Just the smell … Continue reading

April 28, 2017
by LisaA
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water

I got a water filter about 2 years ago now . I used to have such a hard time drinking water; it just tasted bad to me . I could smell the chemicals in it;  especially the chlorine… and so … Continue reading

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

December 10, 2016
by LisaA
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been away in more ways then one …

Hey everyone This blog has been quiet for some time. I keep meaning to post so many things and have so many posts started; yet I never seem to get around to finishing them. Some of it is time constraints … Continue reading

July 10, 2016
by LisaA
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If you don’t have a dog…

this is an excellent quote ! “If you don’t have a dog–at least one–there is not necessarily anything wrong with you, but there may be something wrong with your life.”    ~Vincent Van Gogh For  all of us who have … Continue reading

July 10, 2016
by LisaA
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if you live your life waiting for the storm; you will never appreciate the sunshine

  One of my kids wants another golden and wants to name her Bianca and I told him right away that won’t be happening. There was only one Bianca and she is gone and we must accept that she is … Continue reading

July 8, 2016
by LisaA
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goodbye sweet Bianca

I am devastated. I can’t sleep. I can’t eat. all I want is to have you here with me. I want to touch your soft ears. see your smile. my heart is broken. you are gone. you were here and … Continue reading

May 10, 2015
by LisaA
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mother’s day

Happy mother’s day to all you wonderful moms out there 🙂 This day has been  bittersweet for me for the last 7 years … a special message to my mom … I miss you and I wish I could hear … Continue reading

March 13, 2015
by LisaA
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ashes

Sandy’s ashes were ready for me to go pick up . They had been ready for a while; I just could not get myself to go get them. I knew that going to get them would make it all so final. This week my … Continue reading

March 11, 2015
by LisaA
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time change

I love springing forward I think part of it is knowing winter has very little life left … but the longer days is one of my favourite parts 🙂 ~Lisa