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U.S. Cellular and West Texas A&M University Take Center Stage on September 2nd Show airing on Lifetime 

(POMPANO BEACH, Fla. – PR LOG – September 1, 2015) Award-winning morning show The Balancing Act® will feature some of the hottest names in quality affordable education, and a resource for tips and advice for giving your child their first cell phone on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 7:30 a.m. (ET/PT) on Lifetime®. Tune in as The Balancing Act hosts help jump start the day with lively conversations and trusted information to empower a woman’s life.

Don’t miss these featured segments taking center stage on The Balancing Act:

  • Dos & Don’ts of Giving Your Child Their First Cell Phone – with U.S. Cellular

With Back to School season here, many kids are packing not only school supplies but their very first cell phone.  It’s important to set some rules! Denise Hutton, of U.S. Cellular – the nation’s fifth largest full service wireless carrier, joins the Balancing Act to offer plenty of insight and tips on this subject. Viewers will learn what the average age is for a child to get their first cell phone, according to a U.S. Cellular survey of smart-phone owners, how that age has changed since five years ago and learn about U.S. Cellular’s customizable Better Moments Parent-Child Agreement, covering safety and etiquette, to help guide families’ conversations about mobile phone usage. For more information, please visit: and

  • “Generation Next” and Pursuing Their Passions – with Texas A&M University

Parents of pre-college age students are looking for ways to give their child an edge in today’s job market after they graduate. Did you know that nearly half of all recent college grads work in jobs that don’t require their degree?  And in 2015 the average grad’s student loans will total more than $35,000. How can parents help their child reach his or her highest potential with a quality, affordable college education and successful job placement?  Ask Dr. Emily Hunt.  As Director and Professor of West Texas A&M’s School of Engineering, Computer Science, and Mathematics, she sees a 100% employment rate among graduates of her program.  Learn how WTAMU, established in 1910, and with tuitions ranked as some of the lowest in the entire country, achieves this remarkable success. Learn more at

About The Balancing Act®

Entering its 8th season, The Balancing Act continues to empower women in all aspects of their lives. The mission at The Balancing Act is simple – to help today’s modern woman balance it all by bringing them positive solutions to enrich and empower them. Entertaining, educational and trusted by women, viewers can tune in to America’s premier morning show The Balancing Act on weekday mornings Monday through Friday at 7:30 am (ET/PT) on Lifetime television. For additional information or to view a segment visit:

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