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Old 10-02-2003, 02:13 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Hello!
I sent a proposal to our local ABC affiliate tv station to produce a natural parenting television show. Here is a copy of the e-mail I sent them:

Good afternoon.
An e-mail I sent to Ms. Supon this morning set me thinking. I would like to propose an idea for a show with a format similar to Home & Backyard and Pa. Outdoor Life for parents. There is a wealth of mainstream parenting information available mostly paid for by formula and disposeable diaper companies. However, there is a large, diverse, and growing community of individuals practicing a natural parenting approach. Natural parenting encompasses a great many practices including breastfeeding, natural childbirth/midwifery, cloth diapering, child wearing, co-sleeping, gentle discipline, alternative medicine, whole foods diet, and many other beliefs/practices. A half hour show dealing with these topics would be a wonderful resource for a great many families. There are a few written publications on these topics, such as the series of books by Dr. William Sears, and Mothering magazine. I envision a show with guests such as La Leche League leaders, midwives, doctors, nurses, etc to discuss these topics, interviews with parents and their children who practice some of these things, and maybe a question and answer or audience participation type of segment. I would love to provide input and supply resources/research to contribute to the development of a show such as this. Please consider this idea and let me know if I could be of any assistance to you. Thank you for your time and consideration.


If you would be interested in seeing something like this on television to help educate parents and families please send an e-mail to [email protected] and let them know. Also, if you have any expertise or would like to help get something like this started please e-mail me at [email protected]. Thanks for reading my post.
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Please, no more paid positions for Sell-Out Sears.

But the rest sounds great and I'll email!
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Please, no more paid positions for Sell-Out Sears.

But the rest sounds great and I'll email!
Just curious why you would call sears a sell out?
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This would in no way involve Dr. Sears. It would just be a local production similar to some of their other shows. I just cited his book in my e-mail to them so they could use the information in research.
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I think she is referring to the fact that Sears has been known to advertise formula on his website and has also written conflicting info regardng co-sleeping for magazines.

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I think she is referring to the fact that Sears has been known to advertise formula on his website and has also written conflicting info regardng co-sleeping for magazines.
I did not know that, interesting
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A natural family show could be, I believe a great hit! I would watch it! Please don't forget about this idea, keep proposing it, maybe to different outlets. Good luck!

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