Building Foundations for Economic Mobility (BFEM)

Explore this collection of resources from the Building Foundations for Economic Mobility (BFEM) Initiative to learn more about how to support parents and families’ goals for economic mobility. 

Mindful Moments: S.O.F.T.

Discover the S.O.F.T. relaxation strategy. S.O.F.T. stands for: soften the face; open the heart; float down the shoulders; and take a deep breath. Find three S.O.F.T. strategies to use for a brief relaxation break. 

Managing Stress with Mindful Moments

Explore how breathing and movement strategies can help children calm big emotions. Discover ways to use mindfulness with young children to name big feelings and describe how they are affected by them.