Best of Both Worlds Podcast

Love your career? Love your family? Best of Both Worlds is the show for you! Hosts Laura Vanderkam, author of I Know How She Does It and a mom of four, and Sarah Hart-Unger, a practicing physician and mom of two (soon to be three!) discuss work/life balance, career development, parenting, time management, productivity, and making time for fun. Tune in each week for strategies to help you thrive in all spheres of life.

Business
Careers
Kids & Family
1
Dreaming to Create a Life with Purpose with Ten...
42 min
2
Mailbag: Keeping goals in mind, childcare while...
28 min
3
The Power of a Story with Kindra Hall EP 232
42 min
4
Finding Your Unicorn Space with Eve Rodsky EP 231
47 min
5
2021 Year In Review Part 2: Personal Highlights...
28 min
6
2021 In Review, Part 1: Favorites EP 229
30 min
7
Thinking Like a Breadwinner with Jennifer Barre...
46 min
8
2022 Goals -- an Annual Tradition! EP 227
36 min
9
Chatting about What to Expect with Heidi Murkof...
39 min
10
Finding Joy in the Ordinary with Ingrid Fetell ...
40 min
11
2021 Holiday Gift Guide EP 224
37 min
12
Consider Making a 5 Year Travel Plan! EP 223
35 min
13
Layered Childcare: Because Things (Always) Happ...
34 min
14
Lazy Genius Principles with Kendra Adachi EP 221
36 min
15
Nurturing Your Relationship During the Busy Yea...
32 min
16
Get Cozy & Enjoy Your Fall EP 219
38 min
17
Fall Reading + Childhood Literacy Episode with ...
58 min
18
A Day In The Life EP 217
32 min
19
Playing the Career Long Game with Dorie Clark. ...
37 min
20
Q&A Mailbag, Part 2! EP 215
37 min
21
Morning Routines + Much More with Liz Plosser E...
35 min
22
Mailbag Q&A Part 1! EP 213
32 min
23
Back to School, COVID Edition 2.0! EP 212
33 min
24
Building Better Meetings + Laura's Top 10 WorkT...
34 min
25
A List of Good Things EP 210
40 min
26
Division of Labor & Mental Load with Allison Da...
50 min
27
Decision-Making in Family Life with Professor E...
39 min
28
Compare & Despair - Thoughts on Comparison and ...
33 min
29
We Should All Be Millionaires with Rachel Rodge...
35 min
30
Thriving at Work and Giving Back to the Communi...
40 min
31
Graduation-Inspired Tips: Notes for our 18, 22,...
34 min
32
2021 Goals: Midyear Checkpoint EP 203
29 min
33
Returning to Medicine After a Break with Dr. Jo...
37 min
34
Parenting Highs & Lows EP 201
34 min
35
200th Anniversary Episode! A Look Forward & Bac...
36 min
36
All Things Summer EP 199
35 min
37
Pet Peeves EP 198
39 min
38
Returning to Work After A Break with Software E...
32 min
39
Q&A Epsiode: Weekly Goals-Setting, Grandparent ...
37 min
40
Snapshots of Life Right Now. Ep 195
45 min
41
Email Extravaganza. Ep 194
42 min
42
Budgets & More with YNAB's Jesse Mecham. Ep 193
37 min
43
Winning at Work, Life, and Motherhood with Mega...
38 min
44
Real Estate Chat with Daryl Fairweather from Re...
39 min
45
Toddler Parenting Survival Guide. Ep 190
40 min
46
Get Out of Your Rut! Ep 189
41 min
47
Editing your life with Dr. Christine Koh. Ep 188
Laura interviews Dr. Christine Koh from the lovely podcast Edit Your Life!
38 min
48
Workplace Wellness: A Discussion. Ep 187
37 min
49
Power Moms: Joann Lublin on how women in leader...
38 min
50
FUN: A Deep Dive. Ep 185
This episode is all about . . . fun!
36 min
51
Growing Your Family During Medical School with ...
38 min
52
Teens & Tweens: Exploring a New Frontier. Ep 183
42 min
53
Making More Time with Dr. Christina Shenvi. Ep 179
39 min
54
Self-help, TV, and more with Kristen Meinzer. E...
Laura interviews Kristen Meinzer, the co-host of Movie Therapy with Rafer & Kristen, and By the Book (with Jolenta Greenberg).
32 min
55
Q&A Mailbag Episode! Ep 181
It's another Q&A Mailbag episode!
36 min
56
Quarantine Chronicles: SHU shares her family's ...
SHU opens up about her family's experience with COVD-19 and subsequent quarantine
30 min
57
Writing a Debut Novel During A Pandemic (and Mo...
36 min
58
2021 Goals Episode. Ep 177
It's an annual tradition - Laura and Sarah get together to review 2021 goals!
38 min
59
2020 Retrospective: Lessons Learned. Ep 176
This year was like no other (understatement!) and so Laura and Sarah take some time to review the lessons learned under the circumstances.
40 min
60
Holiday Gift Extravaganza! Hacks, Ideas, and M...
In this episode, Sarah and Laura share their favorite childhood gifts, and then move on to some general tips around gift giving and gift shopping.
34 min
61
Exploring Career Transitions with Ahlia Kitwana...
Laura and Sarah open up this episode by talking about some big news -- Laura is moving (though not very far!).
42 min
62
Interview Series Part 2: Sarah Interviews Laura...
The tables are turned, and now Sarah gets to ask Laura some of the same fun (yet revealing) questions, and also adds in some different ones!
30 min
63
Interview Series Part 1: Laura Interviews Sarah...
We decided it would be fun to share interviews with each other -- so you can hear some varied content, some of it light and fun and some of it more unexpected!
29 min
64
Prematurity and Beyond with Colleen Blanco. Ep 171
In this episode, attorney and mother of 3 Colleen Blanco shares her story about her experience with giving birth at 24 weeks and her subsequent NICU journey, including an emergency evacuation of the entire neonatal unit during Hurricane Sandy!
40 min
65
Dinner Uncomplicated with Claire Tansey. Ep 170
Author Claire Tansey aims to make dinner more joyful and less complicated, and she joins Laura and Sarah to discuss ways to make that a reality.
39 min
66
Dr. Laura Erdman on Hormones & Women's Health T...
How long CAN you take hormones? Are perimenopausal mood swings a real thing, and what causes them?
42 min
67
Happiness and Parenting with Dentist and Podcas...
In this episode, Laura and Sarah chat with their first dentist guest!
37 min
68
Some Good Things (an LV & SHU ep). Ep. 167
It's an All Good Things episode.
30 min
69
Parenting in a Pandemic with Pediatrician Dr Ke...
This new season is all about risk/benefit calculation and understanding trends and analyzing data - not exactly quick or easy, especially when we are busy doing other things!
43 min
70
Rebecca Hart: new solo mother, small business o...
Rebecca is a mother to 8 month old Miriam and also the owner of a small business
34 min
71
Foundation Habits & Fall Thoughts. Ep 164
In this Laura & Sarah episode, the first discussion is about foundation habits -- what are the habits that seem to sustain everything else?
35 min
72
How to Cultivate Friendships at Work and Beyond...
Friendship certainly looks different these days . . . but it doesn't mean that connection is any less important!
38 min
73
Getting Our Kids Active with Athlete/Trainer/En...
Larissa Maloney is a mother of 2, teacher, and now business owner, running Active Kids 2.0 -- a virtual training studio for kids, from toddlers to teens!
35 min
74
More School Talk, A Work Schedule without Child...
School is about to start for some and has been in session for a few weeks for others!
31 min
75
Midyear/Fall Goals for the rest of 2020. Ep 160
This year has been rather . . . different than expected (understatement of the century).
28 min
76
Stress Management, Mindfulness, and Meditation...
Meditation teacher and mother of 5 Josephine Atluri joins in to share her journey into learning about meditation as well as some of her favorite techniques for managing stress and coping with difficult times.
37 min
77
Tablescapes, motherhood, and more with stylemak...
37 min
78
Introducing Best Laid Plans + Q&A Part 2. Ep 157
35 min
79
Q&A, Pandemic & Beyond. Ep. 156
36 min
80
Working from Home: Tips, Tricks and Inspiratio...
30 min
81
Exploring the Possibilities with Lisa Canning, ...
38 min
82
Joy at Work - Tidying, Joy-Sparking, and a Deep...
38 min
83
How to Do Nothing with Celeste Headlee. Ep 152
36 min
84
All About Blogging. Ep 151
38 min
85
Rising to the Challenge of Working From Home wi...
37 min
86
Figuring Out Fitness with Entrepreneur and Cert...
34 min
87
It's an all Q&A episode! Ep 148
37 min
88
Summer Reading with KJ Dell'Antonia. Ep. 147
45 min
89
Milestone Birthdays. Ep. 146
35 min
90
Finding Humor In Parenting Right Now: Mashup Ep...
37 min
91
Making Peace with Stress: Conversation with Yog...
39 min
92
Bright Spots & Future Changes: Current COVID-1...
38 min
93
Author Jen Hatmaker. Ep 142
41 min
94
Style Advice for Working Women with Lani Inland...
40 min
95
Routines, School & Working from Home Tips: COVI...
40 min
96
Fighting the Invisible Barriers that Hold Women...
34 min
97
COVID Bonus Ep #2
23 min
98
Finances, Family & More with The Physician Phil...
51 min
99
COVID19 Life Updates Bonus Ep #1
27 min
100
Current Routines, Mood Update & More. Ep 137
45 min