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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Initiation to reading and writing

When it comes to learning, children are little sponges! They absorb absolutely everything we teach them, so it's the ideal time to initiate them to reading and writing.

October 5, 2020

The importance of napping at daycare

Many parents wonder about the relevance of taking a nap at daycare. Here is some information that should convince you of its merits.

September 28, 2020

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.

November 24, 2020

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, 2014

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.

October 13, 2016

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