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.

Campsgiving

Campsgiving
The Betts get ready for Thanksgiving after celebrating an early Thanksgiving dinner outdoors with the Scouts, plus Dom celebrates his baptism ... Read more
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Infiniphobia

Infiniphobia
This week, Dom and Melanie talk about Jesus saying that there is no marriage in heaven and that the idea of infinity gives Dom a feeling like ... Read more
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Asportical

Asportical
This week, Dom and Melanie discuss her "asportical" outlook; Dom goes to a neighborhood reunion; cool tips for the most amazing beef stew; ... Read more
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Nature Walking

Nature Walking
This week, Melanie and the kids go on, not one, but two different nature walks; Dom and Melanie discuss whether chili should have beans or not; ... Read more
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Beach Burned

Beach Burned
The Betts were beach bound for birds, but burned. Dom and Melanie cook and eat Tex-Mex fajitas, Sicilian caponata, and a pasta sauce of their ... Read more
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Everything Jerk

Everything Jerk
This week, Dom and Melanie celebrate their anniversary with some jerk and learn American Sign Language at Mass; Dom watches some good movies ... Read more
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Anniversary

Anniversary
This week, Dom and Melanie celebrate their wedding anniversary, try to deal with neighbor kids who want to be friends with their kids, make ... Read more
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A Birthday Out

A Birthday Out
It was Melanie's birthday so she celebrated in true introvert style, plus we have Dorchester-style burgers and lobsters (not at the same time), ... Read more
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