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A Baby: The Ultimate Tidying Challenge?

Marie Kondo, and her husband, Takumi Kawahara.
Marie Kondo, and her husband, Takumi Kawahara.

The buried lede in Silvia Killingsworth’s New Yorker post about shopping with celebrated Japanese tidying guru Marie Kondo is that the New York Times best-selling author of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up is pregnant. 

Pregnant!

You know who’s not tidy? A newborn. Diapers, spare pacifiers, outgrown clothes — babies generate SO MUCH STUFF. And they’re terrible at folding.

We look forward, however, to seeing Kondo attempt to share her tidiness evangelism with a new generation.

A Baby: The Ultimate Tidying Challenge?