Life Lesson: How Early Is Being Late?

Life Lesson: How Early Is Being Late?

Dad's Life Lesson Growing up in Fremont Ohio, my dad instilled something in my four sisters and I so strongly, it’s still with us every single day. His golden rule of “if you aren’t early,...
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Feature Story from the Coming Issue of Dew Life

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" 🔑 💰
How my baby helped me become a remote virtual dental assistant

My Daughter Made Me DeW It – Becoming the Remote Dental Support Specialist

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...
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CAVU How High Can You Go?

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....
this dental woman faced her fears and became a public speaker

An Unexpected Journey Beyond Fear

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...
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The 15-Year Itch and Embracing Change

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...
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When Opportunity Knocks – and You’re 9 Months Pregnant

There are times in your life when you just know you’re at a crossroads. That happened to me when I was a dental sales rep with a great company, living in Boston with my...
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5 Tips to Help You Achieve Your Goals in 2019

As mothers, wives, healthcare providers, and business owners, our lives tend to move so fast that the entire year can fly by without achieving our personal goals. So much of our time and energy...
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A House Flood, Unexpected Inconvenience, Embracing Joy: Part Two

An unexpected inconvenience can lead to a new level of joy. You may have read on a previous blog that my house flooded due to a water heater burst while I was at work. This...
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A Dental Hygienist Enjoys “Biba Dushi” in Aruba

Recently, I had the pleasure of traveling to Aruba for 7 days and had quite a few eye-opening experiences that I wanted to share with you! Biba Dushi is a popular phrase you'll hear...