A Side of Crunchy
By Carmen Edwards
A Side of Crunchy is hosted by Carmen a mom, wife, and business owner. Through the years of parenting and her training as a doula, she hopes to bring her knowledge and fun personal stories to the table Join us every Friday as she talks about pregnancy, birth, and parenting all with a crunchy twist. Things can be pretty honest here so bring the wine you'll need it! I do drop the f-bomb at times so just be aware of little ears. :)
You did what?
In today's episode, we are talking about the reason I went MIA and why I quit my job. Tell me your feelings about this episode https://anchor.fm/carmen-edwards/message
April 2, 2021
You have options: Building your birth team
Birth doesn’t have to be scary you can have your dream birth with your dream team as long as you’re prepared and educated on what you want to happen. Learn how to prepare for an assisted birth, provider options and then burn the fears away.
March 12, 2021
It’s always important to do your research but once you’ve decided to have children it may be a little bit too late. It’s important to know where you stand on these important topics before trying to conceive.
March 5, 2021
Learning about your body series: Fertility 101
And this weeks episode we talk about tracking your fertility and using FAM as a way to plan a pregnancy and as a form of birth control. In this series we will be talking about preparing for pregnancy and childbirth tune in each week for more information.
February 26, 2021
Everything to know about starting a garden
This year will be our third year of gardening our own produce. Today we will be talking about everything you need to know to start your own garden no matter the space you have available.
January 15, 2021
New Year, New You?
Everyone talks about new year new you and resolutions they want to make I just want to set goals and try to survive them.
January 11, 2021
Michelle joins to discuss parenting and birth on the road
Today Michelle Ans joins me as we discuss parenting, homeschooling and birth. Michelle and her family are living in an RV while managing their music career and family.
November 19, 2020
Is it really a parenting choice?
*Trigger warning* In this weeks episode we are talking about the difference between a parenting choice and harm it can cause a child. We are digging into routine infant circumcision, ear piercing and vaccines. Check out our YouTube channel for more information and links.
November 6, 2020
How to become a doula in just one weekend!
In today’s episode, we are going to be talking about becoming a doula but also how you can become a doula in a weekend. You'll want to check out the YouTube channel and Blog to learn more and launch your business from day one. Learn about HERBAL and how to attend an in-person training near you. Get certified: https://herbal.teachable.com/?affcode=274683_ihmy1wxh Did you know you can send us a message? Go to https://anchor.fm/carmen-edwards and click a message to tell us what you think or ask us questions we will play them and of course, answer them on the next episode. Don't forget to follow us on Facebook and Instagram @asideofcrunchy. You can find all this information on the blog at doulacarmenedwards.com or asideofcrunchy.com
October 23, 2020
Becoming a doula
This week we are discussing how to become a doula and how I ended up becoming a doula. We also talk about your rights. Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review life our family depended on it. You can also make a donation to keep the podcast going but what I really want to hear is a message from you. At the start of each episode, we will play these messages. A new episode added every Friday to the podcast while on YouTube you can find a new episode every Monday and a blog every Wednesday. Follow A Side of Crunchy on social media: Facebook.com/asideofcrunchy Instagram.com/asideofcrunchy YouTube.com/c/asideofcrunchy asideofcrunchy.com
October 19, 2020
Our unassisted birth story
Our unassisted birth story. It was a planned homebirth that turned unassisted. Our children were present but unaware of what was happening. Listen to my husband tell the story for the first time. This is the story your partner will want to hear. Did you know if you go to anchor.fm/carmen-edwards you can leave us a message and ask us questions. Follow us: Instagram.com/asideofcrunchy Facebook.com/asideofcrunchy Follow Carmen: Facebook.com/doulacarmenedwards Instagram.com/doulacarmenedwards Follow Julio: Instagram.com/large_family_chef Shop: crunchywishes.com Find all the places where you can hear the podcast at anchor.fm/carmen-edwards
October 16, 2020
What is A Side of Crunchy?
Get to know the creator of A Side of Crunchy. While Carmen is a busy mom of six children who she someone manages to homeschool while working full time she has an amazing story of how her life has turned out pretty dang good. Get to know a little about the family that pushes her to be better and do more than anyone thought possible. Don't forget to subscribe and leave a 5-star review life our family depended on it. You can also make a donation to keep the podcast going but what I really want to hear is a message from you. At the start of each episode, we will play these messages. A new episode added every Friday to the podcast while on YouTube you can find a new episode every Monday and a blog every Wednesday. Follow A Side of Crunchy on social media: Facebook.com/asideofcrunchy Instagram.com/asideofcrunchy YouTube.com/c/asideofcrunchy asideofcrunchy.com
October 9, 2020
A Side of Crunchy Podcast Launch Announcement
A Side of Crunchy is so excited to be launching a podcast. Each and every Friday we welcome you to put in the headphones grab a glass of wine while we discuss pregnancy, birth, and parenting with a crunchy twist. Explore your pregnancy and birth options. Get reminders that you are in charge of your choices. #yourbodyyourchoice Laugh at the things I have experienced or what new obstacle I have overcome. Then when you are done follow us on social media where you'll see my family is just like yours. Follow us : Facebook.com/asideofcrunchy Instagram.com/asideofcrunchy YouTube.com/c/asideofcrunchy
October 1, 2020