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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Chatting about What to Expect with Heidi Murkof...
39 min
2
Finding Joy in the Ordinary with Ingrid Fetell ...
40 min
3
2021 Holiday Gift Guide EP 224
37 min
4
Consider Making a 5 Year Travel Plan! EP 223
35 min
5
Layered Childcare: Because Things (Always) Happ...
34 min
6
Lazy Genius Principles with Kendra Adachi EP 221
36 min
7
Nurturing Your Relationship During the Busy Yea...
32 min
8
Get Cozy & Enjoy Your Fall EP 219
38 min
9
Fall Reading + Childhood Literacy Episode with ...
58 min
10
A Day In The Life EP 217
32 min
11
Playing the Career Long Game with Dorie Clark. ...
37 min
12
Q&A Mailbag, Part 2! EP 215
37 min
13
Morning Routines + Much More with Liz Plosser E...
35 min
14
Mailbag Q&A Part 1! EP 213
32 min
15
Back to School, COVID Edition 2.0! EP 212
33 min
16
Building Better Meetings + Laura's Top 10 WorkT...
34 min
17
A List of Good Things EP 210
40 min
18
Division of Labor & Mental Load with Allison Da...
50 min
19
Decision-Making in Family Life with Professor E...
39 min
20
Compare & Despair - Thoughts on Comparison and ...
33 min
21
We Should All Be Millionaires with Rachel Rodge...
35 min
22
Thriving at Work and Giving Back to the Communi...
40 min
23
Graduation-Inspired Tips: Notes for our 18, 22,...
34 min
24
2021 Goals: Midyear Checkpoint EP 203
29 min
25
Returning to Medicine After a Break with Dr. Jo...
37 min
26
Parenting Highs & Lows EP 201
34 min
27
200th Anniversary Episode! A Look Forward & Bac...
36 min
28
All Things Summer EP 199
35 min
29
Pet Peeves EP 198
39 min
30
Returning to Work After A Break with Software E...
32 min
31
Q&A Epsiode: Weekly Goals-Setting, Grandparent ...
37 min
32
Snapshots of Life Right Now. Ep 195
45 min
33
Email Extravaganza. Ep 194
42 min
34
Budgets & More with YNAB's Jesse Mecham. Ep 193
37 min
35
Winning at Work, Life, and Motherhood with Mega...
38 min
36
Real Estate Chat with Daryl Fairweather from Re...
39 min
37
Toddler Parenting Survival Guide. Ep 190
40 min
38
Get Out of Your Rut! Ep 189
41 min
39
Editing your life with Dr. Christine Koh. Ep 188
Laura interviews Dr. Christine Koh from the lovely podcast Edit Your Life!
38 min
40
Workplace Wellness: A Discussion. Ep 187
37 min
41
Power Moms: Joann Lublin on how women in leader...
38 min
42
FUN: A Deep Dive. Ep 185
This episode is all about . . . fun!
36 min
43
Growing Your Family During Medical School with ...
38 min
44
Teens & Tweens: Exploring a New Frontier. Ep 183
42 min
45
Making More Time with Dr. Christina Shenvi. Ep 179
39 min
46
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
47
Q&A Mailbag Episode! Ep 181
It's another Q&A Mailbag episode!
36 min
48
Quarantine Chronicles: SHU shares her family's ...
SHU opens up about her family's experience with COVD-19 and subsequent quarantine
30 min
49
Writing a Debut Novel During A Pandemic (and Mo...
36 min
50
2021 Goals Episode. Ep 177
It's an annual tradition - Laura and Sarah get together to review 2021 goals!
38 min
51
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
52
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
53
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
54
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
55
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
56
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
57
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
58
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
59
Happiness and Parenting with Dentist and Podcas...
In this episode, Laura and Sarah chat with their first dentist guest!
37 min
60
Some Good Things (an LV & SHU ep). Ep. 167
It's an All Good Things episode.
30 min
61
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
62
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
63
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
64
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
65
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
66
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
67
Midyear/Fall Goals for the rest of 2020. Ep 160
This year has been rather . . . different than expected (understatement of the century).
28 min
68
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
69
Tablescapes, motherhood, and more with stylemak...
37 min
70
Introducing Best Laid Plans + Q&A Part 2. Ep 157
35 min
71
Q&A, Pandemic & Beyond. Ep. 156
36 min
72
Working from Home: Tips, Tricks and Inspiratio...
30 min
73
Exploring the Possibilities with Lisa Canning, ...
38 min
74
Joy at Work - Tidying, Joy-Sparking, and a Deep...
38 min
75
How to Do Nothing with Celeste Headlee. Ep 152
36 min
76
All About Blogging. Ep 151
38 min
77
Rising to the Challenge of Working From Home wi...
37 min
78
Figuring Out Fitness with Entrepreneur and Cert...
34 min
79
It's an all Q&A episode! Ep 148
37 min
80
Summer Reading with KJ Dell'Antonia. Ep. 147
45 min
81
Milestone Birthdays. Ep. 146
35 min
82
Finding Humor In Parenting Right Now: Mashup Ep...
37 min
83
Making Peace with Stress: Conversation with Yog...
39 min
84
Bright Spots & Future Changes: Current COVID-1...
38 min
85
Author Jen Hatmaker. Ep 142
41 min
86
Style Advice for Working Women with Lani Inland...
40 min
87
Routines, School & Working from Home Tips: COVI...
40 min
88
Fighting the Invisible Barriers that Hold Women...
34 min
89
COVID Bonus Ep #2
23 min
90
Finances, Family & More with The Physician Phil...
51 min
91
COVID19 Life Updates Bonus Ep #1
27 min
92
Current Routines, Mood Update & More. Ep 137
45 min
93
Parents Who Lead with Wharton Professor Dr. Ste...
51 min
94
Childcare Revisited. Ep 134
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
40 min
95
Listener Hacks. Ep 133
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
41 min
96
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
97
Listener Question Deep Dive: "I just want time ...
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
30 min
98
Maternity Leave and Postpartum Health with Advo...
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
37 min
99
Laura's Post Baby Update! Ep 129
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
41 min
100
A happy and organized two-career household, fea...
with Laura Vanderkam and Sarah Hart-Unger
45 min