Solène Bourque

Solène Bourque
Profession: 

Psychoeducator

Speciality: 

Psychoeducation

Solène Bourque is a mother of two; Ariane and Thomas. She is a psychoeducator and a certified instructor in infant massages. She worked for many years in community programs with children aged 0 to 5 years old and she now teaches Special Education in the Cégep du Vieux-Montréal. She co-wrote ‘100 trucs pour les parents des tout-petits’, published in 2010 with the Éditions de Montagne. Become a fan of her facebook page.

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Let them believe in Santa!

Should we let our kids believe in Santa Claus and the whole holiday magic? Absolutely, and psychoeducator Solène Bourque tells us why.

November 24, 2017

Kids' bad words

All parents have faced it at one time or another: a bad word spontaneously comes out of your little one’s mouth and you do not know how to react.

June 26, 2017

The little imaginary invalids

Small ailments are common among children and it is sometimes difficult as parents to separate the real physical pain from the little "imaginary diseases".

May 15, 2017

The «No» Stage

Although this period is called the « assertion stage », it’s by saying « NO » most of the time that children will experience it ! A period that is not always easy to live!

April 18, 2017

Fear and anxiety in children

What’s that sound? How to calm your children when they’re scared of loud noises excessive noises starting to spook your little ones? Explore What’s triggering their fear and find out how you can be a calming presence. 

March 30, 2017

Precious grandparents!

Being grandparents is apparently the best job there is! But who are these “modern” grandparents and what role can they play in our lives and those of our children?

February 20, 2017

Kids' love stories

Most children will experience at least one « love story » before reaching puberty. What about your child? Has he already had a first love?

February 13, 2017

Managing all the Christmas pitfalls

Christmas might be a time of celebration, but less pleasant situations sometimes cast a shadow over this period and force us to make choices to avoid them.

December 19, 2016

Do toys have a gender?

Here’s a delicate question if there ever was one, because it’s not only a trivial choice of toy for your child; it carries at much deeper meaning of personal and social values.

December 30, 2015