Cultivating Independence: Author Tierney McMillian Discusses Education Outside of the Classroom

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Children’s book "Candy Goes Shopping" teaches the importance of making good choices.

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My goal for this book is to educate children on how to make good choices and use their parents as guides.

According to Psychology Today, decision-making is among the most important skills to teach your child to help them develop into mature adults.

In her book “Candy Goes Shopping,” Tierney McMillian provides readers with a cheerful children’s book about a girl named Candy and her shopping trip.

As readers follow Candy and her mother on their shopping excursion, they will gain insight into various parenting practices as Candy’s mother empowers her to make her own decisions.

“My goal for this book is to educate children on how to make good choices and use their parents as guides,” McMillian said.

McMillian, an experienced public school employee, shares her knowledge of child behavior through humor, laughter and the joy of learning.

Together, parents and children can learn from Candy’s adventure and understand how to empower one another in the decision-making process.

“Candy Goes Shopping
By Tierney McMillian
ISBN: 978-1-4907-1433-2
Retail price: $12.68
Available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Trafford online bookstores.

About the author
Tierney McMillian graduated from Vance-Granville Community College with a degree in elementary education. In addition to her extensive work in Memphis city schools, McMillian is also a first-degree black belt in taekwondo. Through her story, she hopes to help children develop healthy habits and enhance their reading skills. She currently resides in Lillington, N.C., where she is a writer.

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