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

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

May 11, 2014
by LisaA
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mommy day

I want to wish all you mommies a very happy mommy day! I hope your little ones drew and wrote you sweet notes… whispered I love yous in your ears and gave you great big hugs and kisses! and a … Continue reading

March 28, 2014
by LisaA
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Jade’s TED talk

I have mentioned Jade Beall in  this  previous post And she did a Ted Talk about body diversity… and it really resonates with me… on so many levels. Having survived anorexia as a teenager … and having become a mom. Her … Continue reading

January 3, 2014
by LisaA
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flashback friday… Pietracatella

My mom was from a very small town in the mountains of Campobasso (Molise, Italy) I spent endless hours sitting on the stoop in front of my grandparents home, collecting all the snails that crawled by and playing hide and … Continue reading