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
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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
2
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
3
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
4
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
5
Happiness and Parenting with Dentist and Podcas...
In this episode, Laura and Sarah chat with their first dentist guest!
37 min
6
Some Good Things (an LV & SHU ep). Ep. 167
It's an All Good Things episode.
30 min
7
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
8
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
9
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
10
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
11
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
12
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
13
Midyear/Fall Goals for the rest of 2020. Ep 160
This year has been rather . . . different than expected (understatement of the century).
28 min
14
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
15
Tablescapes, motherhood, and more with stylemak...
37 min
16
Introducing Best Laid Plans + Q&A Part 2. Ep 157
35 min
17
Q&A, Pandemic & Beyond. Ep. 156
36 min
18
Working from Home: Tips, Tricks and Inspiratio...
30 min
19
Exploring the Possibilities with Lisa Canning, ...
38 min
20
Joy at Work - Tidying, Joy-Sparking, and a Deep...
38 min
21
How to Do Nothing with Celeste Headlee. Ep 152
36 min
22
All About Blogging. Ep 151
38 min
23
Rising to the Challenge of Working From Home wi...
37 min
24
Figuring Out Fitness with Entrepreneur and Cert...
34 min
25
It's an all Q&A episode! Ep 148
37 min
26
Summer Reading with KJ Dell'Antonia. Ep. 147
45 min
27
Milestone Birthdays. Ep. 146
35 min
28
Finding Humor In Parenting Right Now: Mashup Ep...
37 min
29
Making Peace with Stress: Conversation with Yog...
39 min
30
Bright Spots & Future Changes: Current COVID-1...
38 min
31
Author Jen Hatmaker. Ep 142
41 min
32
Style Advice for Working Women with Lani Inland...
40 min
33
Routines, School & Working from Home Tips: COVI...
40 min
34
Fighting the Invisible Barriers that Hold Women...
34 min
35
COVID Bonus Ep #2
23 min
36
Finances, Family & More with The Physician Phil...
51 min
37
COVID19 Life Updates Bonus Ep #1
27 min
38
Current Routines, Mood Update & More. Ep 137
45 min
39
Parents Who Lead with Wharton Professor Dr. Ste...
51 min
40
Childcare Revisited. Ep 134
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
40 min
41
Listener Hacks. Ep 133
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
41 min
42
Finances, Frugality & More with Joel and Matt f...
In this fun interview episode, Laura & Sarah open by sharing their own most worthwhile splurges, and then welcome Joel and Matt from the How to Money podcast! Laura and Sarah are both fans of their show, so they were excited to have this best-friends
57 min
43
Listener Question Deep Dive: "I just want time ...
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
30 min
44
Maternity Leave and Postpartum Health with Advo...
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
37 min
45
Laura's Post Baby Update! Ep 129
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
41 min
46
A happy and organized two-career household, fea...
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
45 min
47
Favorite Things Episode. Ep 127
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
35 min
48
2020 Goals! Ep 126
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
31 min
49
2019 - Year In Review. Ep 125
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
38 min
50
Our first Mother-Daughter guest pair, with atto...
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
38 min
51
The Holidays // Ask Us Anything Part 2. Ep 123
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
45 min
52
How to Raise Kids that are Prepared for the Fut...
Laura and Sarah open up with one of those topics parents love to discuss (but find very frustrating in practice) -- homework!  Specifically, the dilemma of how involved to get any assignments that come home from school.  Then, expert guest...
47 min
53
Energy Management with Molly Fletcher. Ep 121
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
37 min
54
Ask Us Anything! Ep 120
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
40 min
55
Couples That Work with author and dual-career m...
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
43 min
56
Dealing with Stress, Low Moods & Bad Days. Ep 118
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
31 min
57
Evenings Routines & Logistics with Sarah Powers...
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
52 min
58
The Dual-Career Couple with International Trave...
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
38 min
59
Q4 Goals: Growth & Progress. Ep: 115
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
32 min
60
Cook Once and Eat All Week with Cassy Joy Garci...
It's fall - time for lots of cozy soups & stews at the family dinner table!  But if you're like us, you're not interested in standing over a pot and chopping for ingredients for hours each weeknight.  We briefly review our current meal...
44 min
61
Pregnancy and Babies. Ep 113
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
46 min
62
An Important Announcement and Guest Calee Lee, ...
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
40 min
63
Money Conversations with Personal Finance Exper...
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
46 min
64
Grown and Flown author Lisa Heffernan. Ep 110
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
46 min
65
Academics, Independence, and Adoption - Intervi...
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
42 min
66
Happy 2nd birthday to BOBW! Ep 108
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
40 min
67
Welcome to the Back to School Blitz! Ep 107
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
49 min
68
Executive Coach Helen Dayen Interview. Ep 106
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
51 min
69
Fitting in Health (plus a family vacation postm...
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
50 min
70
Julie Morganstern on Organizing and Time to Par...
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
43 min
71
The Au Pair Perspective: Voices from the agency...
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
32 min
72
Midsummer Report: Our Goals and Routines. Ep 102
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
48 min
73
Fran Hauser: The Myth of the Nice Girl. Ep 101
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
42 min
74
From zero to 4 kids in under a year: an adoptiv...
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
40 min
75
Kids at Different Ages & Stages. Ep 99
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
42 min
76
Frugal Parenting Tips & Tricks. Ep 98
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
41 min
77
Data-driven parenting (that might even make you...
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
42 min
78
Superficial Things Part Deux. Ep 96
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
42 min
79
Finding Your Crew (or Cru!) with Tiffany Dufu. ...
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
33 min
80
Lean In or Leaning Out: Thoughts on a recent Fa...
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
37 min
81
Our unofficial mother's day episode with Double...
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
42 min
82
All About Camp with Author Audrey Monke. Ep 92
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
45 min
83
Weekends Revisited. Ep 91
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
45 min
84
Leadership and Motherhood in the European Union...
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
50 min
85
Children's Activities. Ep 89
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
36 min
86
Childcare Tips, Tricks, and Hacks. Ep 88
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
35 min
87
Goals Update. Ep 87
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
41 min
88
Self Care. Ep 86
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
38 min
89
Our First Male Guest. Ep 85
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
34 min
90
Juliet's School of Possibilities. Ep 84
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
30 min
91
Travel. Ep 83
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
40 min
92
Life Management Systems. Ep 82
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
52 min
93
Consulting with Amy Rasdal of Billable with Bab...
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
41 min
94
Moving. Ep 80
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
34 min
95
Vacations with Kids. Ep 79
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
27 min
96
Katie Forrest. Ep 78
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
39 min
97
Mailbag Part Deux. Ep 77
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
45 min
98
A Mindful Return to Work after Baby with attorn...
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
57 min
99
Organizing in 2019 with Lisa Woodruff from Orga...
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
44 min
100
Designing 2019. Ep 74
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
29 min