A contract helps your clients know exactly what you are providing and it helps keep the liability of the coach to a minimum.
This contract will give a clear list of expectations and set boundaries around timing, payment, cancellation etc.
A contract helps to keep your relationship professional and can be referred to if there is any question of the working relationship between you, the Coach, and the parent(s).
Having a contract that includes copyright rules can save you from having your materials copied and distributed elsewhere, outside of your coaching relationship.
The contract should include:
When creating your contract always have it reviewed by a lawyer or other legal professional.
Here is an ICF Sample Coaching Agreement to use as a template.
But please keep in mind my recommendation that you contact a lawyer or other legal professional, to review your contract.