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Kristine Johnson and a son, Spencer, hang a door decoration while a daughter, Melody, cleans a windowpane.

"It's easier to concentrate on things that are important when you have a clean environment," she says. However, it's also important to keep things in perspective. "We're in the process of raising children. . . . A home should be lived in, and not just looked at."

See pages 6-7 for articles about the role of cleanliness and order in creating a good environment.

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