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.

Palm-less Sunday

Palm-less Sunday
The Betts have a Palm Sunday without (fresh) palm branches, are cutting their own hair, and pondering the effects of self-isolation on the ... Read more
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Down the Drain

Down the Drain
The Betts this week deal with a cascade of kitchen plumbing messes; enroll in Merit Badge U; race in the Pinewood Derby; review Spenser: ... Read more
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Easing into Lent

Easing into Lent
The Betts are easing into Lent with the family, rather than racing out of the gates and sputtering early this year. Plus Blue & Gold, a walk in ... Read more
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A Day at the MFA

A Day at the MFA
The Betts visit the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and then come home to no power in the house. Melanie makes sure the power outage soup won't ... Read more
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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!
The Betts wish you a Merry Christmas as Dom and Melanie relive Christmas Eve midnight Mass and Christmas Day, including several great meals, ... Read more
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