Category Archives: Raising the Betts

A family podcast by Domenico Bettinelli and Melanie Bettinelli, who are raising five kids in the Boston area. They discuss marriage, homeschooling, Catholic faith, their adventures far and wide, cooking exotic dishes, exploring nature, engaging culture and more.

Far From Home

Far From Home
The Betts give an update on their home situation; visit Plimoth Plantation and the Mayflower II; love Shang-Chi and the Ten Rings and discuss ... Read more
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Betts in Plymouth

Betts in Plymouth
Continuing their podcasting-in-exile lifestyle, Dom and Melanie share their time in Plymouth while surviving a nor'easter power outage and sick ... Read more
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Betts on Cape Cod

Betts on Cape Cod
Their exile isn't over yet, but the Betts have been staying in borrowed and rented homes while their own home is being repaired. Meanwhile, ... Read more
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Betts in Exile

Betts in Exile
This is a special episode in which Dom explains that RTB will be on hiatus for a few weeks because of water damage and mold growth in their ... Read more
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Apple Season

Apple Season
Is apple-picking season the best season? Dom and Melanie make the case, talk about their favorite orchard, then discuss some new recipes, ... Read more
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Blue Skies

Blue Skies
The best New England season is beginning and the Betts are ready for it, including starting with homeschooling, getting out in the great ... Read more
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Transitions

Transitions
From summer to fall, it's a time of transition and Dom and Melanie are experiencing some of them. From long-delayed Scouting promotions to ... Read more
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Summer Camp

Summer Camp
It's a new phase for Dom and Melanie as their oldest kids go to sleep-away summer camp for the first time; they sneak in an anniversary ... Read more
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Crazy Critters

Crazy Critters
This week, the Betts go critter crazy with unusual animals; make some new chicken and curry dishes; re-watch all the Loki-related MCU movies, ... Read more
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By Georges Island

By Georges Island
On a rainy day, the Betts visited the spooky and historic Georges Island in Boston Harbor. They also discover Looney Tunes as an incentive for ... Read more
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Beach Stroll

Beach Stroll
On the one hand, the Betts were able to go to the beach, return to a favorite restaurant, and go swimming at a relative's pool. On the other, ... Read more
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