Tag: Cassy Fiano

Jacksonville Day Trip: The Okefenokee Swamp

School's out, it's summer, and that means one thing: figuring out what in the heck to do with the kids over the next few...

Florida Prepaid: Jump-Start Savings This Summer!

It's summer, school is out, and parents across the First Coast have a lot on their minds: summer camps, rainy day activities, ways to...

Dear Husbands: Mother’s Day is Not About Your Mom

Dear Husbands, It's not much of a surprise that relationships between married women and their mothers-in-law can be... well, complicated. And perhaps the holiday that...

Moms Doing More in the 904: Shirley Fiano, Banking Executive

Shirley Fiano is a Florida native, born and raised in Jacksonville. She graduated from Sandalwood High School and married her husband, Tony, a Marine...

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......

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...

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...

Saving for College: Florida Prepaid Open Enrollment Ends Soon!

For the past few months, Jacksonville Moms Blog has been bringing you information on Florida Prepaid College Savings Plans, which gives parents the opportunity...

What It’s Like to Go Under the Knife to Prevent Ovarian...

Last year, I wrote about my decision to undergo a bilateral salpingectomy — or, in plain English, to have my fallopian tubes removed. Why?...

Can You Escape The Great Escape Room?

When you have little ones, date nights are essential, and my husband and I try to get out as often as we can. Dinner...

This New Year, Resolve to Give Your Child a Brighter Future

It's a new year, and so across the world, people are making New Year's resolutions. While people typically vow to do something like lose...

The Motherhood Struggle Nobody Warned Me About

When I was a new mom, I had been warned about so much — let's face it, that's everyone's favorite pastime with expecting mothers,...