To The Husband Who Knows How to Love His Wife

My husband just knows how to love me. Do you know why? Not because he’s perfect, or because he always says the right words – simply because of one very important fact. He loves me just the way I am. As most of you know, 2018 has been a difficult year for us personally. We’ve Read More

How to Love a Special Needs Parent

I’m a special needs mom. That sentence is still a difficult one for me to say, considering the fact that it’s still a fairly new revelation. I’ve always been a special needs parent, I just didn’t know it.  Five months ago my boys were diagnosed, but this disorder has apparently been with them since birth. Read More

An Open Letter to My Teenage Daughter: Advice for Every Young Woman

My daughter is only two, but let me tell you she gives us glimpses of her teenage self daily. Every time she gives us that oh so blatant look of fiery attitude we see a glimpse of her future. How can a soon to be three year old give so much attitude with one quick Read More

The Mom I Never Thought I’d Be

Six months ago I was a different mother than I am today.  My life was not easy, but my days were somewhat care-free in the scheme of things. My life was full of happy chaos, joyful noise and a clear calendar ahead. I worried about trivial things that seemed to matter so much at the Read More

Living on Coffee and Prayer

All mothers live in two worlds. One world is full of laughter, joy, and precious cuddles. The other world is full of potty training, tantrums, germs, and tears. Both worlds are important, and both worlds compete for center stage. Author Christi Cazin knows that motherhood is two-fold. Her days are chocked full of diaper changes, Read More

For Such A Time As This…

On May 7th 2018, the neurologist called my cell phone around seven at night. As I sat down slowly I listened intently to the doctor’s words. I felt sweaty, sick, and scared. My heart began to flutter painfully. He spoke quickly, but I barely found words to reply. Hot tears streamed down my face. I Read More

Exciting Announcement!

Last week I signed a publishing contract. My book Living on Coffee and Prayer will be available online and in-stores on July 10th. I can’t thank all of you enough for your support, encouragement, and prayers. The process was crazy and I’m so glad I found a great publisher that believes in me. I thank God Read More

The Secret to a Lasting Marriage

After thirteen years of marriage, I’ve finally discovered the secret to marriage. I’ve been searching for it since my newlywed days, and I’ve finally discovered it! Are you ready? It may not be what you’re hoping to hear. It’s actually quite simple if you think about it. The true secret to a lasting, loving, and Read More

A Letter To My Weary Soul

Dear Weary, Worn Out Mother, I know you’re tired today. I know you feel like a failure. Yesterday was rough, wasn’t it? The doctor’s office made you wait too long, the shot your daughter had made her sick and fussy. You knew it wouldn’t last long, but you still felt overwhelmed by the tears. You Read More