Tidying Up With Marie Kondo

TV review by Jenny Nixon, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Ultra-mellow home organizing show is full of great tips.

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 5+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 9+
age 8+

A conversation-starter for families

I don't normally enjoy reality TV but this show, even though it has many of the tropes of the genre, is moving. I saw the third episode, The Downsizers, with my eight-year-old daughter who initiated a lot of discussion as we watched: about the role of that episode's mother, the division of household chores, how much the family really seemed to love and enjoy each other, having too much stuff, even the notion of leaving a happy home for a better life in a tiny home. My daughter sees Marie Kondo as a fairylike figure - a sweet, pretty and tiny fairy godmother popping in to transform. Although she did not want to watch the next episode about a grieving woman - too sad - she is keen to watch again. Oh, and she picked up her clothes off the floor unprompted when the episode ended!

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