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.

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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Crossover

Crossover
The Betts take a hike, crossover in Scouts, dig into the family tree, make enchiladas, watch Umbrella Academy, and talk about the ... Read more
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Unbraced

Unbraced
This week, the Betts continue re-entry from vacation with appointments and school prep; free the first child from braces ... finally; remember ... Read more
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Lake Vacation

Lake Vacation
The Betts have gone on a quarantined, socially distanced vacation to a beautiful lake house in Maine. They discuss getting away, the kids ... Read more
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Superabundance

Superabundance
The Betts celebrate Melanie's birthday and have some home-baked cake; try Nashville Hot Chicken potato chips; discuss the book The Cooking ... Read more
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