One of our fabulous DeWers, Vicki McManus Peterson, has written a very inspirational story in the upcoming issue of DEW magazine. "Scarcity: Your Key to Abundance" 🔑 💰 If you're ready...
A Short SpouseTale, Because You Can’t Make This Stuff Up! It occurred to me, as we have begun to write short blog-type snippets exclusively for DeW Life magazine, that I should perhaps go over some common language in our circle....
First, I Worked Front Desk When I was pregnant with my fourth daughter, Alison, I worked front desk at a dental practice. My husband, Joey, was a high school biology teacher and football coach, who had just started two-a-days training....
Have you found your practice life “groove”? That’s the comfortable place where you arrive after climbing the rocky hillside, in the rain, sometimes high winds and thunder, to get to the sunny meadow. The groove feels like a sunny...
Each year I try to choose one word to be my sounding call or battle cry for the year. This year I had decided "limitless" or "no limits" would be my motto for 2019. That is . . ....
Face Fear to Become the Real You Facing fear, making a change, or doing something despite the internal anxiety you experience is when you become the real you. I believe that strength and inner confidence are the rewards of pushing...
People ask me all the time how long I’ve been in the dental field, and it’s hard to believe just how many years have flown by since 1980. I honestly don’t know how it’s possible that I’ve lived my...
The thought of taking your child to their first dental visit can be a little frightening. How will they respond? Will you be able to help them feel calm? Will this be a disaster? Every child will react in...
Is the 15-year itch a “thing”? It was for me! After 15 years of serving up dental hygiene care to a group of (mostly) awesome patients in the clinical setting, I began to feel the “itch.” Here's my story...
As a female dental entrepreneur, you have many titles. You are a doer, a creator, a builder, and a leader. You’re an artist, an architect, a visionary, and an educator. You’re also a clinician and a CEO of your...