About Me

Siena, Italy

Ciao! Welcome to Bellissimamma, where you can read topics on lifestyle, literacy, and little kidsBellissimamma is the combination of “Bellissima” (very beautiful) and “Mamma” (mother). I believe that all mothers are beautiful! My name is Carmela, and I am a work-at-home mom and teacher based in Siena, Italy.

Venice, Italy

Meet My Family

 I am married to a wonderful and supportive husband- let’s call him “Pappa Bello”. I also have two little boys under the age of three, Leon and Lucas.  My family moved to Siena, Tuscany. We used to live in the Philippines and in the United States before settling down in the beautiful country of Italy.


Pisa, Italy

Why I Started The Bellissimamma Blog

Last June 2017, I created a “mom blog” to share snippets of my journey into motherhood. I wrote about my thoughts on motherhood, my family’s travels, as well as product reviews. It was called Mommaganda and I used a free WordPress.com account. (Click here for sponsorship and collaborations.)

In January 2018, I decided to go for it and get a domain through Siteground , which I highly recommend if you want to go into full-time blogging! (Are you a blogger looking for tools to help you grow your following? Check out Instasize! ) I am so happy to get my own domain for Bellissimamma!  My goal for this blog is to become a site where I could share tips, stories and interviews on lifestyle (fashion, beauty, and travel) and literacy (reading, language, and health)! I also like sharing stories of my little kids, Leon and Lucas! You are also going to see a lot of posts about ITALY 🇮🇹, as well as product reviews of the things or services we use as a family.

Mia Famiglia
(c) Hershey Neri

Grazie mille for dropping by! Feel free to leave a comment or ask a question, I will definitely respond.

Baci e abbraci,

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7 thoughts on “About Me”

  1. What a wonderful journey Carmela! I always wanted to visit Italy! It is on my bucket list of things to do! You have a bellisima familia! Thank you for sharing a little bit of your world with us! Ciao for now!

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