A warm welcome to ALONG CAME JAY.  I’m Bella, born in England with indian roots and a first time mummy to a baby boy called Jay Devan born in March 2014. He is now a toddler!  I made the transition from working as an Executive Assistant for a Corporate Bank in London to full time mummy and slowly but surely finding my feet in my role. With the help of my wonderful best friend who just happens to be my husband Mr M, we are embarking on what is the greatest challenge of our lives.

Mr M and I are relatively late starters but grateful for the chance to become parents as it was by no means easy. Becoming a mummy for the first time is for me the biggest acheivement to date even more so than achieving a law degree, diplomas in Legal Practice and Reflexology which were mind blowingly difficult.  Being  diagnosed with Polycystic Ovarian syndrome (PCOS) in 2010 and suffering a miscarriage in 2011 made me realise that I may not be able to have children of my own. However after numerous appointments/tests and with the help of Clomiphene I got to see the two blue positive lines that would change things forever.

Fast forward to March 2014 and I’m sitting in the London Waterloo IMAX watching Gravity on our last date night as a couple.  The contractions started during the film but I stayed sitting in discomfort watching Sandra and George on the big screen and 37 exhausting hours later I got to hold our miracle baby.  We chose not to  find out the gender and it was a lovely build up for hubby as we had wanted it to be the biggest surprise we could ever share together and that moment of discovering we had a son was truly incredible. Baby Jay was 17 days early, I’d finished work two weeks prior and didn’t get  a chance to put my feet up but in the grand scheme of things it doesn’t matter one bit. The name Jay means Victorious in Sanskrit which was an emotion I certainly felt having given birth!  I simply loved reading pregnancy and lifestyle blogs over the past few years and there are many bloggers out there that have inspired me to share my thoughts and document my experiences with my little Jay bird.

Whatever the future holds I hope Jay will view this record of his mummy’s ramblings with admiration in the years to come!  I’m also a sponsored Vlogger with the Channel Mum team which is incredibly exciting, a community of mums forming the UK’s first YouTube Channel for Mums describing the honest face of parenting.

So here it is my small contribution to the world wide web.

Thanks for stopping by!
Bella & Jay