Lori's Blog on Books, Writing, and Creativity

Enjoy these articles on my books, writing in general, and the even broader topic of creativity. Although most have been written by me, I invite guests to contribute, too.

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Category: Parenting

Don’t Be Afraid to Dig Deep

Lori Wolf-Heffner | January 21, 2017
Have you ever dived into the deep end of a pool, tried to touch the bottom, and then come up, feeling immensely satisfied that you were just 10 feet below…

Another Way for Artists To Torture Themselves: Weightlifting

Lori Wolf-Heffner | November 12, 2016
There I was, attempting not to grunt while lifting weights on our weight equipment, which is conveniently located in our windowless storage room in the basement. I was afraid that grunting…

Writing From Your Past

Lori Wolf-Heffner | June 18, 2015
A frequent source of inspiration is our past. You may feel inspired when you think about your high school prom, your first kiss, or the first memory you hold about…

6 Tips to Help You Get Some Creative Time With Kids in the House

Lori Wolf-Heffner | May 26, 2015
If you’re a parent, chances are you have to watch your kids while trying to schedule in some creative time for yourself. Sure, you can get down and dirty with…

Don’t Sew and Tell

Lori Wolf-Heffner | May 6, 2015
You know the age-old advice about not cooking or baking a dish for the first time when you have guests? It applies to sewing, too. I found these wonderful instructions…

I Call Myself Granoluppie

Lori Wolf-Heffner | August 19, 2014
I spent the last five weeks of my first pregnancy in the hospital. A nurse and a nurse-in-training were tending to me one afternoon. I forget the conversation, but the…

Preparing for Parenthood Creatively

Lori Wolf-Heffner | July 22, 2014
Entering parenthood was not an easy road for me. But let me back up. I stayed in university for quite a few years, partly because it was safe. I liked…

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