Marie Kondo Is Expecting Her Third Child: 'Another Bundle of Joy on the Way'

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Marie Kondo is sparking more joy in her home!

The home organization guru and author, 36, announced her pregnancy on Instagram Wednesday, sharing a photo of herself showing off her growing baby bump.

"I have some news!" she captioned the shot on her Instagram. "Another bundle of joy on the way. 💖"

This will be the third child for Kondo and husband Takumi Kawahara. The pair are already proud parents to daughters Satsuki and Miko.

Last year, Kondo — whose bestselling book The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up was turned into a Netflix series in 2019opened up to PEOPLE about how her outlook on life has changed since having kids.

"I used to be a perfectionist," she said, "but it became difficult to maintain that standard after having my children. So much was out of my control."

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"I hope my openness on the subject will help others to ease up on impossible standards," Kondo continued. "I gave up on perfectionism a while ago!"

Kondo also believes chaos is part of parenthood and "it's quite natural for kids to have tantrums — when they do, they do!"

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When her kids act up, Kondo told PEOPLE, "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."

As for tidying up, Kondo said her daughters won't clean up on their own, "but they will when I ask them to!"

"We make it a daily practice and tidy together at the end of the day," she said.