Marie Kondo & # 39; s revolutionary & # 39; KonMari method & # 39; to tidy up is a fad among adults, and now the organization guru teaches little ones how to unveil them and only keep things that inspire joy.
The 34-year-old author, best known for writing The Life-Changing Magic or Tidying Up, has announced that she will be publishing her first children's book, Kiki and Jax: The Life-Changing Magic of Friendship, on November 5.
The mother of the two has shared a photo of her upcoming picture book, co-written and illustrated by Salina Yoon Instagram last week, stating that & # 39; it's a timeless story about friendship & # 39; – there will of course also be some tidying up.
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Surprise! Marie Kondo, 34, has announced that she will be publishing her first children's book, Kiki and Jax: The Life-Changing Magic of Friendship, on November 5.
Starting with them young: the author of The Life-Changing Magic or Tidying Up often includes children in the detachment process
& # 39; Inspired by Kondo & # 39; s KonMari method, the book tells the story of two best friends: Kiki is a collector and Jax is a sorter, & # 39; a press release said. & # 39; The only thing they always agree on is how much fun they have together.
First glance: Kondao shared a photo of her upcoming book that was co-written and illustrated by Salina Yoon on Instagram
& # 39; But when things get in the way, can they make room for what has always led to joy – each other? & # 39;
In her Instagram post, Kondo said she hopes that the characters of Kiki and Jax will inspire children and families to tidy up and embrace joy & # 39 ;.
The organizing consultant has written four books about her famous KonMari method, a unique approach to decluttering that requires people to go through all their belongings and save only the things that inspire & # 39; joy & # 39; before they reorganize their spaces.
The success of her book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up led to her popular Netflix series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, which shows her families how to organize and clean up their homes.
Family: Kondo, who has two young daughters of her own, explained on Instagram that her children's book & # 39; a timeless story about friendship & # 39; is
Storyline: The book, inspired by her KonMari method, tells the story of two best friends: Kiki is a collector and Jax is a sorter. Kondo is pictured with her daughter
Rules: the KonMari method is an approach to decluttering that asks people to go through their possessions and save only the things that generate & # 39; joy & # 39 ;. She even has her own folding technique
The first season of the series fell on New Year's Day and watching Kondo to help people clean up their mess motivated many viewers to tear into their own cupboards and shelves.
Kondo, who has two young daughters, often includes children in the dissolution process and if her new book is an indication, it's never too young to tidy up your things.
A few weeks ago, the expert paid a home visit to Eva Chen & # 39; s apartment in New York City to help the fashion wedding director on Instagram organize her nursery.
Nicely born! Kondo has already taught her daughters to fold clothes
Visit: A few weeks ago the expert paid a home visit to Eva Chen & # 39; s apartment in New York City to help the fashion wedding director on Instagram organize her nursery
Hilarious: Chen could not resist sharing a photo of her son, he was less impressed when Kondo suggested that his taxi toy be discarded
Chen, who is the author of the children's book Juno Valentine and the magic shoes, shared photos with the 1.1 million Instagram followers and videos from the visit on Tuesday.
The two focused on the bedroom shared by Eve's four-year-old daughter Ren and two-year-old son Tao, who pulls everything out before she decides to have some joy and what has to go.
Chen could not help sharing a photo of her son while he was less impressed when Kondo suggested that he get rid of his taxi toy and admit: & # 39; Tao was really not sure … & # 39;
Too cute: Kondo gave Chen's four-year-old daughter, Ren, step-by-step instructions on how to fold a shirt like KonMari
It's a start: Chen admitted that Ren has not used her new folding skills since Kondo left
But when Ren came home, she took part in the fun and even got a lesson in folding her clothes.
In an adorable video shared by Chen, Kondo gives the girl step-by-step instructions for folding a shirt in the KonMari way.
Both her mother and the organization consultant are clapping for her when she is ready, but Chen admitted that her daughter has not used her new skills.
& # 39; She hasn't used it since Marie left, so I think Marie should come back], & # 39; she joked in the post caption.
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