Expert Parent Coach / Consultant / 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 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. 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 in Strategic Intervention-Relationship Coaching and certified in Early Childhood Education. She continues to enrich her studies 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.
Meet Mrs. Jamie Strauss
Jamie Strauss received her degree in Elementary Education, with endorsements in Middle School Language Arts and Social Studies. For three years, she taught at a preschool under the direction of Terry Manrique. She then moved to substitute teaching for Chicago Public Schools. Jamie currently lives near Chicago with her husband and two sons. She is a stay at home mom and writer who also collaborates with Terry on a number of projects including our book Revive Your Parenting, C.P.R. for Parents, A Philosophy based on Compassion, Patience, and Respect
- The Ohio State University
- YMCA – Hilliard
- Dublin Community Recreation Center
- 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 (2017)
- eWomen Network Member (2014)
- Awesome Women in Business Board Member (2012-2015)
- Dublin Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Club (2012)
- Volunteers 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.