Jennifer Fulwiler

Jennifer Fulwiler is a writer, a book lover, an atheist-to-Catholic convert, and a mom to five kids under age eight. You can find her at and @conversiondiary.

My Blogs

Holy Week

I know I said I’d put up the form for us to talk about fabulous things to do in NYC and DC this week, but I’m going to hold off until next week. Things are about to get crazy — in a good and very fun way — and it feels right to spend most of this week offline, just praying and resting. I won’t be hosting 7 Quick Takes this week in honor of Good Friday, but I look forward to seeing you all again next week ....more

7 Quick Takes about going to the East Coast, embarrassing myself in interviews, and losing my ability to write the letter F

— 1 — People of New York City and Washington DC, get your margarita glasses out and dust off your dress banana suits, because I’m headed your way! I have the all-clear from my publisher to visit your area, so now we just need to decide what we want to do while I’m there! Dates are still up in the air, but it’ll be sometime soon ....more

The saint of the NICU

Today is my youngest child’s first birthday! Those of you who were reading a year ago might recall that that wasn’t the best day. It was a rough pregnancy, involving bilateral pulmonary embolisms, hospitalization, and getting stabbed in the neck by doctors (UNNECESSARILY) ....more

7 Quick Takes about interviews, crazy toddlers, and why my hand is probably going to fall off by the end of the week

— 1 — The Amazon “Look Inside” feature went live at 1:48 PM today, so you can now read the first pages of my book! There is a lot of material in the preview, so it should give you a good feel for it. (Did you...more

5 big ideas that changed my life

Every now and then I like to take a step back and examine my worldview. I ask:...more

Here it is! The free ebook!

AAAAH! I AM SO EXCITED! For those of you who pre-order my memoir, step right up and get your free ebook! ...more

I said the ebook would be ready on Monday. And I note that Monday does not end until 11:59 PM.

Behold, my staggering lack of attention to detail works its wonders again! Last week, before I wrote that I’d have the free ebook ready today...more

7 Quick Takes on a plane!!!

— 1 — I’m on my way to Raleigh for Ignited by Truth, so this edition of 7 Quick Takes will be written 30,000 feet over the southeast United States. As if #TWEETSONAPLANE!!! wasn’t enough to make you wish the internet didn’t exist, I hereby bring you #7QUICKTAKESONAPLANE!!! ...more

The Family-First Creative: A little thank-you gift from me, to you

Guys! You are NEVER going to believe what I did. Actually, you’re totally going to believe it ....more

1 Quick Take in which I do an imitation of a responsible adult

Guys, I’m going to take a pass this time around. I was at a Texas Center for the Defense of Life...more