Blog · Stacy C. Bauer

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5 Easy Ways to Get More Organized (With Kids)

I thought my life was chaotic “BC” (before COVID). I’m a mother of two youngish (11 and 8 yo) children, a teacher, and a self-published author. Then came COVID and distance learning- dirty clothes just short of the hamper, living room blankets and pillows on the floor, papers in piles on the table…
The fact that we’re all here 24/7 has brought our family closer, but it also makes keeping a clean, organized house that much more difficult.

Keeping track of and helping my kids with their school meetings and homework, while still trying to find time to work on my book business is challenging. Throw in the laundry, the dishes, the dog and 2 cats, and general upkeep and I’m up until midnight most nights, just trying to keep my head above water.

So…what’s a busy mom to do?

My 4th Kickstarter Campaign and I’m Still Learning

Yesterday, I successfully completed my 4th Kickstarter campaign. I have numerous other blog posts about Kickstarter, so I’m not going to go into everything I did to prepare, but I did want to share what I did differently and what I kept the same.

60 tricks and tips for publishing and marketing your books!

I have been a published children’s author now for 2 1/2 years and I’m STILL learning about marketing! I am taking new courses, attending webinars and watching YouTube videos pretty much nonstop. Sometimes, it just gets overwhelming- there is SO much information out there. I don’t want to waste a …

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Practice Patience

“Patience is a virtue.” How many of you heard that when you were a child? Or maybe you’ve said it before! My mom said that to me many times when I was young. I’ve struggled with patience my entire life. I do believe people are born with a certain “patience” …

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New Year = New Mindset

What were your major accomplishments in 2019? What are you most proud of? What are your goals for 2020? When I asked my kids at dinner tonight what their favorite memories from 2019 were, my 7 year old son Wyatt responded with “today!” (We visited an indoor aquarium and he …

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2019 Highlights

As a self published author, it’s so easy to think you’re not getting anywhere. Some of the roadblocks I’ve dealt with in 2019 include Amazon shutting off my ads, dealing with delays at the printer (3 times), Amazon raising the price on my books, no one showing up at author …

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