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National American University, TravelCenters of America, Maruchan take center stage on February 19, 2016 on Lifetime®.

(POMPANO BEACH, Fla. – PR LOG – February 18, 2016) The Balancing Act® welcomes experts on completing a college degree as an adult, keeping your car ready at all times and turning ramen noodles into gourmet dishes, Friday, February 19 and February 26, 2016 at 7:30 a.m. (ET/PT) on Lifetime®.

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Returning to School on Your Terms – with National American University

There are many reasons to put off going to college – starting a family, serving in the military or working to earn money right away. Dr. Ronald Shape, Chief Executive Officer, and Dr. Lynn Priddy, Provost, both of National American University, based in Rapid City, South Dakota, join The Balancing Act to discuss how to return to school on your terms. Dr. Priddy did it with kids in tow, and you can too! National American University is a regionally accredited school that offers associate, bachelor’s and master’s online college degrees in healthcare, business, nursing and more. For more information, go to


Making Sure You’re Ready for the Road – with TravelCenters of America

No matter how far you’re planning to travel, it’s always better to be prepared. Before you even leave your house, TravelCenters of America recommends checking your tire inflation and your oil. Be sure to stock your car with supplies in case of an accident or even a medical issue. Your emergency kit should include a blanket, flashlight, first aid kit and some basic tools. Water and extra snacks don’t hurt either. Then, if you need to replenish any of the supplies, stop at one of more than 250 TA & Petro Stopping Centers, located just off interstate exits nationwide. Visit to see all the available amenities.


Creating Thai Noodle Coconut Soup – with Maruchan

With its combination of unique ingredients, Thai food is simultaneously refreshing and comforting. Now imagine you could create gourmet dishes, every day, right in your own kitchen. Joining The Balancing Act is Chef Ralph Pagano, who demonstrates how to use Maruchan’s Yakisoba-style ramen noodles to create a savory Thai Noodle Coconut Soup. Maruchan’s ramen noodles cook in just four minutes and now come in a whole new variety of authentic Japanese stir-fried flavors. Find them all at


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