Tag Archives: Clinic Happenings

  • Clinic Move Timeline and Celebrating Change

    moving timeline graphic image

    We have always been party people. While we’ve gathered for modest masked clinic birthday celebrations, the party vibe has pretty much been put on hold for the past 18 months. That changed for the better this past Saturday. Christina, Sarah, Laura, Jenny, Lauren, and I gathered together with our schools friends from The Hello Foundation… (read more)

  • Big Announcement: The Hello Clinic is Moving!

    Staff looking at plans for new clinic layout

    Do you remember field trips from pre-pandemic times? Christina, Laura, Lauren, Jenny, Sarah and I recently went on one! And where did we go? We visited our new clinic space at 4900 SW Griffith Drive in Beaverton! Yes, that’s right. We are moving to a new space this summer, and have been doing serious spring… (read more)

  • Staying Well on the Road to Normal

    Laura pretending to give Sarah a shot with a toy shot.

    After what seems like a very long time of nothing changing, things are changing. Many schools have invited kids back for hybrid learning. We’ve opened our clinic doors a few days a week to resume a limited number of in-person visits. We are enjoying the outdoors again, with longer days, lots more sun, and plenty… (read more)

  • Who’s ready for spring?

    Child's hands holing a seedling in a small pot.

    This spring is feeding my soul in a way I didn’t realize I needed until I saw the first daffodils bloom in my yard. Do you feel the same? We knew the winter was going to be long, isolating, and hard. Check, check, check! So while I realize spring doesn’t actually start until March 20,… (read more)

  • New Way of Looking at Black History Month

    Picture books featuring Black joy

    As a parent, you are your child’s first teacher. If you’re a white mom, like me, it’s easy to fear that you’re doing Black History Month wrong and to leave it to the real teachers to do the teaching. You know, wait until they are in preschool or kindergarten, and let a wise teacher with… (read more)

  • Understand Your Health Insurance

    Understand Your Health Insurance

    The words fun and insurance rarely go together. So while fun might not be an attainable goal, we can try to avoid frustration by understanding the basics and common insurance pitfalls. If your new year’s resolution is to understand your health insurance, you’re in the right place. First step: learn the lingo! Does calling your… (read more)