About Terry Manrique, Parent Coach


Expert Parent Coach / Author / Speaker

Terry Manrique is an Expert Parent & Relationship Coach with 20+ years of experience in the field of Early Childhood Education. After working 17 years as a teacher and Program Director at a private, art integrated early childhood education center, she decided to start her business in April 2011 coaching families in their homes. As the successful owner of Working with Parents, LLC, Terry has helped countless families across the United States improve and transform their relationships using her C.P.R. for Parents philosophy, a variety of parenting methods and proven behavior management practices.

Terry is the author of Revive Your Parenting, C.P.R. for Parents, A Philosophy based on Compassion, Patience, and Respect and Change Your Perspective, Improve Your Parenting. Her experience has allowed her to… provide parents with a crash course in Early Childhood Development, help parents better understand how their children think, and empowered them to be empathetic to what their child’s needs are. Understanding your child and knowing WHY they behave the way they do can eliminate the frustration many parents face.

Terry is certified by Tony Robbins Team in Strategic Intervention-Relationship Coaching and certified in Early Childhood Education. She continues to enrich her studies by keeping up-to-date with the ever-changing needs of children.

Terry received her National Administrator Credential and trains Early Childhood teachers and parents to manage children using her progressive techniques.

She conducts seminars for parents, teachers, colleges, and speaks for various organizations. She has built a working relationship with several physicians and schools in Columbus, Ohio and the Chicagoland area.

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Meet Mrs. Jamie Strauss



Jamie Strauss has been with Working With Parents, LLC since 2014 writing blogs and newsletters, as well as collaborating with Terry on the first book, Revive Your Parenting, C.P.R. for Parents, A Philosophy based on Compassion, Patience, and Respect. Jamie has over 10 years of experience with children, both in a school setting as a teacher and substitute, as well as in a home setting as a nanny and as a mother. Her degree in Education, coupled with a minor in English, made writing parenting blogs seem like a natural step after she became a mom herself. Jamie is now the co-author of Change Your Perspective, Improve Your Parenting.

Speaking History

  • The Ohio State University
  • YMCA – Hilliard
  • Dublin Community Recreation Center
  • Kindercare
  • Tutor Time
  • Primrose School
  • The Goddard School
  • Sunshine Nursery School
  • The Gardner School
  • MOPS Groups in Central Ohio, Cleveland, and Chicago

In the Community

Terry strongly believes in getting involved in her community. She is an active member of several networks and organizations in Central Ohio.

  • NAWBO Member (2013-present)
  • WELD Networking Member (present)
  • Dames Bond (2015)
  • eWomen Network Member (2014)
  • Awesome Women in Business Board Member (2012-2015)
  • Dublin Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Club (2012)
  • Volunteered at Alvis House, helping moms get reconnected with their children.
  • Volunteered at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, giving parents a break while their little one is in the hospital.
  • She also supports other local entrepreneurs. Together we make a community, check them out on our Local Resource Page.