The New Diplomat's Wife

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I headed off to graduate school with the aspiration of becoming a diplomat, but somehow, I ended up marrying one instead. Here are the tales of making a life abroad through the lens of a diplomat's wife and new mom who doesn't fit the traditional...

What inspired you to start blogging?

How do you keep up with the latest fashions and being a mom?

What are three fashion tips for busy moms?

What's a great source to buy formal clothing for children?

Ania Krasniewska Shahidi

European brands like Jacadi, Elephantito and Isabel Garreton make beautiful, classic pieces that stand the test of time and photograph well at events where you know cameras will be out. They are often a splurge at their original prices so look for them on discount sites like Gilt.
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What helps you stay organized? Whether it's a special coupon binder, calendar app or color-coded closet, we want to know all the little tricks and products that help keep your life organized. Please share a photo if you have one.

Ania Krasniewska Shahidi

The best tools are sometimes the simplest. We have a lot of travel and events that we coordinate around so everything for myself, my husband, my toddler and our nanny goes on one big calendar where you can see the whole month at once and it's kept centrally in the kitchen - that way, we all know where everyone is! Good old-fashioned paper but it works!
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What's a great toy for outdoor play that costs less than $15? Please share a photo or link if you have one.

Ania Krasniewska Shahidi

Sidewalk chalk - one of the lowest cost toys out there but never fails to entertain both kids and their accompanying adults. Drawings...hopskotch...naming colors for the smallest ones. always a hit on a lovely day.
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