Solène Bourque

Solène Bourque




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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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 27, 2020

Kids' love stories

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

February 7, 2020

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.

December 11, 2019

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 16, 2019

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.

July 8, 2019

Fear and anxiety in children

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

October 30, 2019

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 25, 2019

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