Die, candy stand at the checkout. Die, die, die.

I’m always ambivalent about using legislation to change behaviour. You have to be smart about it; blanket bans can wind up backfiring. (Memo to self: confirm there’s no legislation banning blankets.)

But my immediate reaction to the proposal in Ontario to ban marketing junk food to kids is pretty unambiguous: go for it.

I scream at ice cream

A nutritious dinner is over; bedtime approaches; and the arduous process of convincing our daughter that baths and cleanliness are Good Things is nearing its successful if soggy conclusion. Nothing, now, can derail the Sleepytime Express… …when the hairs...