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.

Taco Beans

Taco Beans
What would a taco stand menu taste like in jelly bean form? Dom and Melanie find out and then discuss why this is wrong. Plus they make some ... Read more
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Confirmed!

Confirmed!
Learn why Dom called last week the "Porktave" of Easter and then hear about the Confirmation of Dom and Melanie's oldest child; their reviews ... Read more
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The Verdict Is In

The Verdict Is In
After his jury service, Dom and Melanie discuss his experience and then their previous experiences in jury service. They then discuss cooking ... Read more
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Bear Good Fruit

Bear Good Fruit
With the current events, Dom and Melanie discuss how they're talking to their kids about what's happening, then talk about the Gospel call to ... Read more
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Winter and Spring

Winter and Spring
Within 24 hours, Dom and Melanie get both winter and spring; discuss caring for an elderly parent; have a small rant about churches, signage, ... Read more
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Fun with Wordle

Fun with Wordle
Wordle is the new viral craze and Dom and Melanie discuss their enjoyment and strategy and its inevitable lifespan, plus making Vietnamese pho; ... Read more
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Blizzard Day

Blizzard Day
It's not just a snow day, but a blizzard day! Dom and Melanie hunker down as an historic blizzard hits and do some cozy cooking of pho broth ... Read more
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Constitution

Constitution
The Betts visit Dom's favorite place in Boston, the USS Constitution; get back into school; make a hot and hearty North African-inspired stew; ... Read more
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Plague House

Plague House
The virus has finally hit the Bett house and while the symptoms are relatively mild, Dom and Melanie explain how it has had very bad timing. ... Read more
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