Month: March 2015

5 uplifting things to do in pink. Read on >> www.karinecandicekong.com

Pink Interior details

I find whites very soothing and they calm me down but when I feel a bit under the weather like today (I missed this gorgeous child of mine), I find pink very uplifting. Just looking at this beautiful pink patio cheered me up. We have now decided to paint our front door in London in pink again but I think one of our walls in our holiday home in France deserves a pink coat, somewhere! anywhere! Have you used pink in your home?

5 THINGS I WANT RIGHT NOW! 06/03/2015

5 things I want right now!

Now that I’m out of my ski gear, it’s time to have fun again. I bought a very nice jumpsuit while in Andorra which I will show you once I feel normal again and I’ve managed to get rid of my cold and blocked nose. 1/ This week I love this gorgeous grey tunic from Acne Studios to wear over a pair of white jeans. My favourites are these Ridley skinny jeans and I just spotted a cool pair of boyfriend jeans in white from Hush Homewear. 2/ My next treat on achieving my fitness goals will be this gorgeous Mamba clutch in black from L’Atelier13, a small indie label. I follow Anne-Sophie who is based in Paris on Instagram and I love her style so I’m pretty sure you will love it too. 3/A great investment piece is this buttery pair of Liv leather leggings in caviar to wear with a pair of Converse or New Balance (I want these grey vintage trainers), a white t-shirt and this fab knitted biker jacket 4/For a sexy, smart look, I would wear the Liv leggings with this beautiful pair of Lola …

How to raise a confident child

12 ways to raise a confident child

  We recently came back from skiing in Andorra and one thing I really enjoyed, was to witness the very special, close relationship Lily (11 years old) and Mila (10 years old). Both have grown into self-confident, caring and funny little human beings since we first took them skiing at the age of 4 and 5. In my recent interview with Motherland, I said that the most challenging about motherhood is letting your child become the person they are meant to be and not a version of yourself or your tastes and to instil self-confidence in them. As I see the amount of bullying going on in school or online, more than ever, I feel it is important to help our children to be self-confident and have a healthy sense of who they are regardless of how they look so here are my two cents…   1/Tell them you love them…every single day and that they are worth it My parents love all three of us but I also remember that each time I wanted to …

Be gentle with yourself, you're doing the best you can

Be gentle with yourself

Be gentle with yourself, you’re doing the best you can. Sometimes we just need a little reminder that we don’t have to get everything right. It’s OK. Appreciate the journey rather than the result. Enjoy the process and be gentle with yourself, love every bit of you even the ones you loathe. Look at yourself with compassion, with love the way you would be to a friend.