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 five, and Sarah Hart-Unger, a practicing physician, blogger, and mom of 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.
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Best of Both Worlds podcast: Do you still need childcare?
In years of studying working mothers and their schedules, I’ve seen that there is often a perilous moment in career trajectories that people don’t really …Read More
March Patreon discussion — tough parenting moments
About 18 months ago, Sarah and I began a Best of Both Worlds Patreon community. The goal was a supportive space where listeners could share …Read More
Best of Both Worlds podcast: Transitions, task switching, interruptions, etc.
Transitions are inevitable. We have to switch between tasks, get out the door, etc. But people handle them in very different ways. In this week's episode …Read More
Best of Both Worlds podcast: You win some, you lose some (kids’ sports, activities, and beyond)
Sarah and I are both deep into the kid activity stage of parenting. In general we are fans of kids being into lots of stuff. …Read More
Best of Both Worlds podcast: Allowances — for kids, adults, and beyond
Getting an allowance is a pretty common childhood experience. Generally the idea is that parents want to teach kids about managing money. But whether it …Read More
Best of Both Worlds podcast: Work, life, running & more with Chelsea Myers
How can you combine work, parenting, and devotion to a passion? In this week's episode of Best of Both Worlds, we get some strategies! Chelsea Myers …Read More
Best of Both Worlds Patreon Book Club discussion this week
About a year and a half ago, Sarah and I decided to launch a Best of Both Worlds Patreon community. We have great discussions going …Read More
Best of Both Worlds podcast: Maximizing efficiency in the workplace with Nick Sonnenberg
Even if your workplace is generally pretty good, there can be a lot of inefficiencies. Meetings meander. Email escalates. People wind up doing their real …Read More
Best of Both Worlds podcast: When things don’t go as planned (and why you should plan anyway)
As anyone who's trying to build a career and raise a family knows, life does not always go according to plan. Weather, illnesses, and so …Read More
Best of Both Worlds podcast: Upgrade or Make do? Plus the Pebbles in our Shoes
Back when Sarah and I did our fall retreat, we came up with a bunch of concept episodes, and today's is one of them. In …Read More