Jen Said What?!

As part of her special Christmas episode, Jennifer Fulwiler talks with Beverly D'Angelo, star of National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation. They had been planning to talk about the classic Christmas movie, but their conversation turned into an unexpected -- and fascinating -- discussion about marriage, the struggles of modern parenthood, and how motherhood changes everything.

Direct download: 2014-25-12-beverly-dangelo.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:18pm CDT

In this must-hear interview, Jennifer Fulwiler has a fun, informal interview with Dr. Scott Hahn where they both speak candidly about struggles with their own faith lives, as well as with the difficulties of inspiring children in their own spiritual journeys. Jennifer asks how we can regain a sense of awe and joy when we ponder the mysteries of the Gospel, and Dr. Hahn responds with powerful, fascinating insights. 

Direct download: 2014-12-18-scott-hahn.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:27pm CDT

In the opening segment of the show, Jennifer realizes how much she's failing at Advent when she interviews her three-year-old daughter about what we celebrate on Christmas day. She then shares her joy at doing Christmas cards, and talks about why they're still relevant in the age of Facebook.

Direct download: 2014-12-11-opening-segment.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:31pm CDT

Jennifer Fulwiler talks with author and blogger Kendra Tierney about her decision not to give her children toys this Christmas. The discussion veers into a fascinating look at the Tierney family's philosophy, in which Kendra details the steps they take to build a strong family culture that reflects their values. Jennifer and Kendra talk about how others can do the same -- starting with questioning all the "have to's" that surround us, especially around the holidays. 

Direct download: 2014-12-04-kendra-tierney.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am CDT

Jennifer has her friend Rachael Escandon on the show to talk about a group she started called the Dinner Club for Underachievers. This fun, informal dinner club has been a powerful force in uniting families and fostering a sense community in their area. They talk about how Rachael got it started, as well as how others can start similar clubs in their own cities.

Direct download: 2014-11-27-rachael-escandon.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am CDT