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Best of Both Worlds Podcast

Sep 10, 2019

Whether you have a teen or are just curious as to what's up ahead (we are!), this episode is for you!  Laura and Sarah reminisce about their own pre-college days and the admissions process (both thick & thin envelopes arrived at Sarah's house in 1998!).  Today's teens deal with an entirely different set of challenges,...


Sep 3, 2019

Sarah and Laura open with a discussion of kids and independence, which is fitting because our guest is a strong independent woman herself!  Myleen Leary is a professor and shares her journey as a single parent and academic who made the choice to adopt two toddlers from abroad.  Her girls are now 9 and 11, and Myleen's...


Aug 27, 2019

Happy 2nd birthday to BOBW!  Today's episode is a celebratory one, as the podcast achieves this exciting milestone and most likely is nearing the 1-million-download mark.  Laura and Sarah tell the story of how the podcast came to fruition and then go into a behind-the-scenes look on how the show gets made, from...


Aug 20, 2019

It's that time of year -- welcome to the BOBW Back to School Blitz!  This episode features some favorite tips from Laura and Sarah, and a slew of great advice sourced from you, listeners & readers!  We talk activity schedules, planning, managing homework space, school involvement, supply shopping, lunch ideas, and...


Aug 13, 2019

Sarah opens this episode discussing the challenge of finding alternative childcare -- a stressor no matter how many backup options you have.  Then, Sarah and Laura welcome guest Helen Dayen, a finance professional who has pivoted into executive coaching, and who managed to have her most successful year as a business...