A Baby: The Ultimate Tidying Challenge?

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Marie Kondo, and her husband, Takumi Kawahara. Photo: Patrick McMullan

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.