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
Routines with Routine-Crafting Expert Ashley Br...
45 min
2
Quiet Quitting, Beautiful Boundaries, and Fall ...
33 min
3
College: Applications, Choices & More with Laur...
45 min
4
End-of-Summer Notes & Reflections EP 265
34 min
5
Annual Back to School Bonanza! EP 264
36 min
6
Elder Care Essentials with Expert Lauren Smith ...
40 min
7
Body Image: Thoughts and Discussion EP 262
43 min
8
Finding Home Wherever You Are with Melody Warni...
43 min
9
Summertime Chat with Author Mary Laura Philpott...
44 min
10
Ask Me Anything (Sarah & Laura in PHL!) EP 259
38 min
11
Work, Life, and Parenting a Child with Complex ...
55 min
12
Mid-Year Goals: Check In & Triage! EP: 257
38 min
13
Getting Expert Advice on Beauty & Style with Re...
37 min
14
Finance, Babies & Beyond with Lisa Segner EP 255
38 min
15
All About Anxiety with Maggie Sarachek of the A...
42 min
16
Mid-life Awakenings, Aging Parents, Easy Meal P...
34 min
17
Elementary-Aged Kids: Ups, Downs, Wonders & Cha...
38 min
18
Work/Life Balance Revisited 4 Years Later with ...
45 min
19
Preventing and Talking with Kids about Addictio...
38 min
20
Household Hacks: Laundry, Dishes, Cleaning Up, ...
45 min
21
Having a Baby During Medical School: Lessons Le...
43 min
22
Weekends, Revisited! EP 247
45 min
23
Cheerfully Living With Less: Kristen from The F...
44 min
24
Planning Your Summer EP 245
38 min
25
Our Finite Lives with Oliver Burkeman of 4000 W...
44 min
26
"Saving Our Lives Right Now" -- Big and Little ...
28 min
27
Retreats: An In-Person Conversation on Getting ...
31 min
28
Taking Risks and Having Fun with Molly Beck, Te...
57 min
29
Handling Challenging Personalities at Work with...
34 min
30
The Disney-Sode EP 239
46 min
31
Sports Parenting with Rebecca Smith EP 238
36 min
32
Creative Solutions in Work and Life with Softwa...
46 min
33
BOBW Hodge Podge (mini-updates, time tracking +...
26 min
34
Moving FAQ EP 235
47 min
35
Dreaming to Create a Life with Purpose with Ten...
42 min
36
Mailbag: Keeping goals in mind, childcare while...
28 min
37
The Power of a Story with Kindra Hall EP 232
42 min
38
Finding Your Unicorn Space with Eve Rodsky EP 231
47 min
39
2021 Year In Review Part 2: Personal Highlights...
28 min
40
2021 In Review, Part 1: Favorites EP 229
30 min
41
Thinking Like a Breadwinner with Jennifer Barre...
46 min
42
2022 Goals -- an Annual Tradition! EP 227
36 min
43
Chatting about What to Expect with Heidi Murkof...
39 min
44
Finding Joy in the Ordinary with Ingrid Fetell ...
40 min
45
2021 Holiday Gift Guide EP 224
37 min
46
Consider Making a 5 Year Travel Plan! EP 223
35 min
47
Layered Childcare: Because Things (Always) Happ...
34 min
48
Lazy Genius Principles with Kendra Adachi EP 221
36 min
49
Nurturing Your Relationship During the Busy Yea...
32 min
50
Get Cozy & Enjoy Your Fall EP 219
38 min
51
Fall Reading + Childhood Literacy Episode with ...
58 min
52
A Day In The Life EP 217
32 min
53
Playing the Career Long Game with Dorie Clark. ...
37 min
54
Q&A Mailbag, Part 2! EP 215
37 min
55
Morning Routines + Much More with Liz Plosser E...
35 min
56
Mailbag Q&A Part 1! EP 213
32 min
57
Back to School, COVID Edition 2.0! EP 212
33 min
58
Building Better Meetings + Laura's Top 10 WorkT...
34 min
59
A List of Good Things EP 210
40 min
60
Division of Labor & Mental Load with Allison Da...
50 min
61
Decision-Making in Family Life with Professor E...
39 min
62
Compare & Despair - Thoughts on Comparison and ...
33 min
63
We Should All Be Millionaires with Rachel Rodge...
35 min
64
Thriving at Work and Giving Back to the Communi...
40 min
65
Graduation-Inspired Tips: Notes for our 18, 22,...
34 min
66
2021 Goals: Midyear Checkpoint EP 203
29 min
67
Returning to Medicine After a Break with Dr. Jo...
37 min
68
Parenting Highs & Lows EP 201
34 min
69
200th Anniversary Episode! A Look Forward & Bac...
36 min
70
All Things Summer EP 199
35 min
71
Pet Peeves EP 198
39 min
72
Returning to Work After A Break with Software E...
32 min
73
Q&A Epsiode: Weekly Goals-Setting, Grandparent ...
37 min
74
Snapshots of Life Right Now. Ep 195
45 min
75
Email Extravaganza. Ep 194
42 min
76
Budgets & More with YNAB's Jesse Mecham. Ep 193
37 min
77
Winning at Work, Life, and Motherhood with Mega...
38 min
78
Real Estate Chat with Daryl Fairweather from Re...
39 min
79
Toddler Parenting Survival Guide. Ep 190
40 min
80
Get Out of Your Rut! Ep 189
41 min
81
Editing your life with Dr. Christine Koh. Ep 188
Laura interviews Dr. Christine Koh from the lovely podcast Edit Your Life!
38 min
82
Workplace Wellness: A Discussion. Ep 187
37 min
83
Power Moms: Joann Lublin on how women in leader...
38 min
84
FUN: A Deep Dive. Ep 185
This episode is all about . . . fun!
36 min
85
Growing Your Family During Medical School with ...
38 min
86
Teens & Tweens: Exploring a New Frontier. Ep 183
42 min
87
Making More Time with Dr. Christina Shenvi. Ep 179
39 min
88
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
89
Q&A Mailbag Episode! Ep 181
It's another Q&A Mailbag episode!
36 min
90
Quarantine Chronicles: SHU shares her family's ...
SHU opens up about her family's experience with COVD-19 and subsequent quarantine
30 min
91
Writing a Debut Novel During A Pandemic (and Mo...
36 min
92
2021 Goals Episode. Ep 177
It's an annual tradition - Laura and Sarah get together to review 2021 goals!
38 min
93
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
94
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
95
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
96
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
97
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
98
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
99
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
100
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