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Marie Kondo Welcomes Her Third Child, a Baby Boy: 'I Am Over the Moon'

Karen Mizoguchi
·2-min read

Marie Kondo/Instagram Marie Kondo and her family

More joy has been sparked: Marie Kondo has welcomed a baby boy!

On Thursday, the Tidying Up with Marie Kondo star, 36, announced the birth of her third child on Instagram. "It's a boy! I am over the moon to welcome this bundle of joy into our family. We are all doing well," the decluttering expert and consultant shared along with a sweet photo of the newborn with one of his sisters.

"Now comes the fun part -- spending this special time with our little guy," wrote the mom of three, who announced her pregnancy in January.

Kondo and her husband Takumi Kawahara, whom she wed in 2012, are also proud parents to daughters Satsuki and Miko.

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News of her third child's arrival comes five weeks after Kondo announced her new Netflix series, titled Sparking Joy, which is set to premiere this summer. "In this show, I take my teachings beyond the home to share how the life changing magic of tidying can transform our communities, too. I can't wait for you to see it!" she shared on social media.

Kondo's bestselling book The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up was turned into a Netflix series in 2019. She also helms the lifestyle brand KonMari.

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Kondo previously spoke to PEOPLE about parenting, specifically about giving "up on perfectionism" and how she reacts when her daughters act up.

"I take the time to listen. Once they've calmed down, I ask them what's bothering them and then, to let them know I understand, I say, 'So that made you sad,' or 'That's what you didn't like.' I try to honor their feelings," said Kondo, who also said chaos is part of parenthood and "it's quite natural for kids to have tantrums — when they do, they do!"