Kids & Family

Mrs. Green with Isabella's Ice Cream truck family - Children's Museum Tucson

Seeing the world through the eyes of children means seeing a world of hope, creativity and change.  Mrs. Green loves kids, spends time with children of all ages and cares about what they have to say.  We dedicate this page to them and their families. We hope that families will help this section grow with great ideas and inspiring stories to ensure a brighter, greener future for all our children.

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How to Green Your Halloween!


Judith Simmons, Director of Marketing, Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona – Why would anyone go out and buy a “ready-made” Halloween costume when you can visit your local Goodwill and…

Mrs. Green's News

Being, Listening, Breathing, Healing

The very good news is that as I sit and write this, I am surrounded by conditions that are close to idyllic. It’s a cool and breezy 72 degrees and I am in the White Mountains in a little village called Greer, Arizona. Not only can I hear any number of birds singing, but the sound of the Little Colorado River about 50 feet from my door could put me to sleep – easily!

Cancer Prevention: Within Our Reach?

Thoughts & 10 Practical, Simple Tips Before you start reading, think about this. One in three Americans will be diagnosed with cancer in his or her lifetime. Sad right? But guess what folks? Nearly HALF of all cancers are preventable. Why aren’t more researchers and thought leaders talking about this instead of, or in addition […]

Green Steam (Three Short “Letting Off Steam” Rants)

Sometimes I simply have to blow off some steam and this newsletter is the right place to do just that. Truth be told, I read things and I get very upset, even angry. I hope the following two “rants” will evoke the same emotions in you, or will at the very least get your attention. And then, hopefully, you will…

Simple Tips, Thoughts to Ponder & Some Really Good News

This newsletter has something for everyone: Nine simple, money saving tips for storing leftovers without using plastic (a few of which will surprise and delight you!); three facts about plastics and cancer; three fun factoids about three of our partners, and three pieces of really good news in Mrs. Green’s World. Read on and enjoy!

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