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.

Happy New Year

Happy New Year
The Betts ring in the new year watching Avengers and then celebrate Lucia's birthday on liturgical Epiphany with sushi, pho, and Grogu. Melanie ... Read more
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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas
Merry Christmas from the Betts! It's a low-key, stay-at-home Christmas this year and the Betts have experienced the sacraments, opened the ... Read more
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Mary, Do Not Delay

Mary, Do Not Delay
This week, the Betts get snowed in and prepare for Christmas; face an allergy obstacle; discuss the three kinds of Christmas movies--including ... Read more
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Blessed Advent, Merry Christmas, and Happy New Year from StarQuest

Blessed Advent, Merry Christmas, and Happy New Year from StarQuest
StarQuest (SQPN) wishes you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! We are grateful for all your support in 2020 whether by listening to our ... Read more
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Slingshot

Slingshot
Scout day! Dom and some of the Betts spend the day in the great outdoors doing Scouting, while Melanie and Lucia spend the day making Santa ... Read more
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Season of Lights

Season of Lights
The Betts celebrate an allergy milestone; decorate for Christmas earlier than usual; talk about what makes The Mandalorian so great--and not ... Read more
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Give Thanks

Give Thanks
The Betts are back together! Melanie updates on her recovery from surgery, Dom relates how he's keeping the household together, they discuss ... Read more
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Meet Isabella

Meet Isabella
While Melanie recovers from minor surgery, Dom welcomes their eldest daughter Isabella to the show to find out more about one of these Betts ... Read more
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Snowy Halloween

Snowy Halloween
This year's Halloween trick was an unexpected snowstorm. The Betts also discuss subdued trick-or-treating, the new season of the Mandalorian, ... Read more
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Soup Season

Soup Season
Fall weather has come to New England and that means it's soup season. Dom and Melanie Bettinelli talk about their favorite season, some new ... Read more
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Feeding Our Kids

Feeding Our Kids
Figuring how to overcome allergies and food aversions to make sure your kids eat healthy is a struggle for many parents. Dom and Melanie ... Read more
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