“Just hang in there”: Mum writes open letter to new mums

Share this article with other mums

Jorrie Varney is all too familiar with the struggles and trials of being a new mummy. Read her touching and inspirational open letter to new mummies here.

Jorrie Varney, a registered nurse and creator of Close to Classy, understands the struggles of new mothers. As a mother of two children, she’s experienced said troubles firsthand. With a popular blog at her disposal, this mummy/blogger decided she would use her platform to help encourage, educate, and inform new mums with an inspirational open letter.

open letter story 3

In a recent post shared to her blog and on TODAY, Varney empathises with new mums everywhere in a heartfelt open letter that will surely bring light to parenting rookies’ day.

If you’re a new mum in need of a pick-me-up, or even a tenured parent looking for some support, this open letter from one mum to parents everywhere is exactly what you need!

Check out her post here:

I saw you the other day, and I wanted to tell you, you’re doing a great job.

Like the pain of child birth, those first few months as a new mummy are easy to forget once your babies aren’t babies anymore. I forgot until I saw you.

I forgot about the hormones that take over your soul and threaten the lives of those around you. Those same hormones that shift in the blink of an eye and cause you to sob over a dog food commercial.

I forgot about the sleeplessness that drives you to the brink of insanity. When you begin to feel so crazy the rhythmic sounds from your breast pump form words. “Just-in-Timberlake, Just-in-Timberlake, Just-in-Timberlake.” (Or was that just me?)

I forgot what it was like to be so tired you could fall asleep standing up, and ran a real risk of drowning in a glass of water.

I forgot what it was like to recklessly abandon your own hygiene so those around you had what they needed. I, too, have worn the same ponytail for days on end. No judgement from me, you are rocking those sweatpants, Mumma. Do your thang….

Read the rest of this mummy’s touching open letter by clicking next!

Becoming a Mum For Mums only Postpartum period