Finding a Pediatric Dentist

Finding a Pediatric Dentist

With a little one who is cutting molars, we have recently started discussing how to choose a pediatric dentist for Baby Wagon, and how to go about introducing her to proper dental care. We have her brush her teeth on a pretty regular basis, although I will admit to having a hard time corralling her long enough to do it properly. Usually, I brush for her for as long as she will let me, about 20 seconds, then she grabs the brush to chew on for a bit. The pediatrician has given the OK on this practice, but I still want to have her brushing regularly before we go see a dentist.

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How the Wilco Hitchgate helped me sleep like a baby.

How the Wilco Hitchgate helped me sleep like a baby.

One of the most common modifications done to an offroad vehicle is the tires, and like many things in life, modifications on a vehicle have consequences. When our rig rolled off the assembly line it was equipped with a 285/70/r17 AT tire which specs out to 32.7 inches or a small “33”.  For a factory tire, it is a pretty respectable size and on a short wheel base vehicle, they can be quite capable, but we don’t have a short wheelbase vehicle. This is one of a number of reasons that we went to a much larger 37×12.5r17 Falken Wildpeak MT01 tire, and that change lead to a lack of sleep. Continue reading “How the Wilco Hitchgate helped me sleep like a baby.”

Review: Colby Valve emergency valve stems

Review: Colby Valve emergency valve stems

Ever had a flat tire?  Most people have experienced at least one, and when you are on the highway it’s an inconvenient hassle.  Now, when you’re in the middle of nowhere on the trail, that hassle multiplies exponentially.  I have always been taught that while off road, you repair your tire instead of using your spare, because once the spare goes on, the day is done, and you head for pavement. Since the last thing I want to do is to have to call a trip early, due to a mechanical failure, I carry a comprehensive tire kit.

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