Sweet Bella Vita

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

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

June 24, 2015
by LisaA
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Canada Day ideas

Canada Day is just around the corner 🙂 We like to go see the fireworks … but other then that we take advantage of the day  to just be together and enjoy what ever local activities we stumble upon. From … 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

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

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

March 17, 2015
by LisaA
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lego quest ll ~ astronomy

The Canadian Homeschooler has this lego quest challenge going on with a new theme every month … every one around the world is welcome to join in and show their creations … the theme for March  is “ASTRONOMY”     ~Lisa … Continue reading

February 25, 2015
by LisaA
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Favourite Canadian Book (s)

It is too hard to just pick one … so I have decided to name several books that we love. My oldest who is 9 years old really enjoys the books Canadian flyer adventure series; they are great chapter books that teach … Continue reading

January 15, 2015
by LisaA
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Homeschooling through the Winter

I am not going to fluff it or lie … I hate winter! It has really never been my season. Even as a kid… I dreaded the cold. Yes the snow is fun and pretty; but I have always been … Continue reading

April 26, 2014
by LisaA
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homeschool weekly photo challenge ~ fav book

Favourite books… well that is a hard one as it depends on my mood and the kids as well… but here is a small sample 🙂 These books are great for teaching kids ethics and environment  and my kids love them, … Continue reading

April 18, 2014
by LisaA
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homeschool weekly photo challenge ~ chores

I believe that kids should play but also be responsible for picking up and cleaning up after themselves as well as learning to do other household chores 🙂 so my kids have lots of chores from picking up toys feeding the dogs … Continue reading