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.

Christ the King

Christ the King
On Christ the King Sunday, Dom and Melanie take a walk on the beach, discuss whether published recipes can ever be modified, talk about how The ... Read more
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Walk in the Woods

Walk in the Woods
The Betts went hiking in an old ammo depot, plus Dom and Melanie discuss the best clam chowder Dom has made; the book The Golden Enclaves; why ... Read more
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Autumn is Here

Autumn is Here
The beautiful season has come and Dom and Melanie discuss some of the soups and stews they've been making; plus Melanie's premonition; the ... Read more
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Remembering Dad

Remembering Dad
After his dad passed unexpectedly, Dom and Melanie share memories of Dom's dad, of his faith, of his big personality, and of how he always ... Read more
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Word Games

Word Games
The world of online puzzle games has exploded since Wordle and Dom and Melanie share some of their favorites. Also Dom answers any question; ... Read more
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Back from Camp

Back from Camp
The kids are back from Scout camp and they brought a nasty cold with them. Dom and Melanie also discuss their broken AC woes and the lots of TV ... Read more
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Cyrano

Cyrano
We're solar-powered again! Dom and Melanie discuss the return of their solar panels; Melanie's birthday; and faith as the assurances of things ... Read more
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Hospitality

Hospitality
This week, Dom and Melanie discuss Prime Day; what's new in their homeschool; pesto rosso and clam cakes recipes; the finale of Ms. Marvel; a ... Read more
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Back to the MFA

Back to the MFA
After two years, Dom and Melanie go back to their happy place, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and discuss the value of sharing art with ... Read more
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