Author Archive | Cassy Fiano-Chesser

Space Exploration Day

Blast Off! Fun Ideas for Space Exploration

On July 20, 1969, history was made. Man landed on the moon. At 4:18 p.m., NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong radioed to Earth, announcing, “Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed.” Armstrong and fellow astronaut Buzz Aldrin both walked on the surface of the moon after landing in the Sea of Tranquility, one of many […]


Dear Dads, Put Mom in the Picture

Many weekends, my family can be found out exploring Jacksonville. We’ll go somewhere like the Jacksonville Zoo, the Museum of Science and History, explore downtown… or we might do something fun at home. Whatever the circumstance, like most parents, we think it’s important to make memories with and for our children. And what happens when we’re […]


Moms Doing More in the 904: Karen McConeghy Prewitt, Disability Advocate

Karen McConeghy Prewitt, a 30-year resident of Jacksonville originally from Chicago, was in the process of sending her 18-year-old daughter, Courtney, to college when she discovered that she and her husband were expecting. The pregnancy alone was shocking enough, but finding out their son, Caleb, had both Down syndrome and heart defects was even more so. […]


Why We LOVE Our Faith-Based School

For parents, how to educate their children is one of the most nerve-wracking decisions they will make. There are so many choices, it can make your head spin: public school, private school, homeschool! How do you know which one is right for your family? It doesn’t help matters, either, that how you educate your children […]


Saving for College: Florida Prepaid Open Enrollment Ends Soon!

This post on saving for college is brought to you by Florida Prepaid College Savings Plans. For the past few months, Jacksonville Moms Blog has been bringing you information on Florida Prepaid College Savings Plans, which gives parents the opportunity to invest in their child’s future through a variety of secure options and payment plans. […]