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.

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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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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