Shenae Grimes-Beech’s Motherhood Stories May Be the Reality Show Every New Mom Needs

by Jeremy Spirogis
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From celebrating her daughter Bowie‘s “big poop” to sharing a video of her curled up asleep in a crib, Degrassi: The Next Generation actress Shenae Grimes-Beech has countless, to not point out hilarious, tales of motherhood. And her daughter isn’t even two years outdated.

Shenae Grimes-Beech arrives for the Childhelp Hosts An Evening Celebrating Hollywood Heroes at Riviera 31
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Her YouTube channel has new mothers throughout the nation nodding and laughing alongside as she shares the lighter (and funnier) aspect of motherhood.

“You definitely gotta laugh because if you don’t you’ll cry,” she instructed Showbiz Cheat Sheet. Grimes-Beech revealed that she was pleasantly shocked by the response she’s acquired from her YouTube channel. “Social media was such a great outlet and a great career, really,” she says.

She discovered an “beautiful community” of individuals on social media who’re laughing alongside together with her journey as a brand new mother. Grimes-Beech observes that usually folks discover social media to be a breeding floor for negativity. But that wasn’t the case for her. “I found this amazing supportive community that I think feels support from me, but it really was just an incredible source of support for me.”

Would she think about a actuality present?

Grimes-Beech admits that like many, she’s a sucker for actuality tv. But would she ever think about doing a present about her trials and tribulations as a brand new mother? “[A reality show] is something my husband and I have been approached about doing for years,” she says. “But we’ve always been strongly opposed to it. However, now I’ve gotten more comfortable just kind of seeing ourselves and putting that out there.”

While she’s fast to say “no” to a actuality present, she’s nonetheless interested in what that will seem like. “So long as you are able to have a sense of control over it [I might consider doing one],” she continues. She appreciates Kristin Cavallari’s actuality present, Very Cavallari as a result of it focuses on business and relationships. “And it’s funny but it’s very controlled and the environment is controlled,” she says. “It’s just so charming and really funny and engaging. And I would definitely be curious to explore an avenue like that for sure.”

Grimes-Beech provides {that a} speak present is one thing she’d be open to exploring too. “As you can see I talk a mile a minute, so it would be a great outlet,” she jokes.

The messy actuality of mother life

Grimes-Beech shared a comic story that simply occurred earlier that day. After breakfast, her daughter Bowie was “covered in peanut butter and cream cheese” and wanted a bathe. Like instantly. So into the bathe Grimes-Beech went, together with her daughter in tow.

Bowie is on the age the place she’s nonetheless not fairly potty educated however Grimes-Beech thought, “How bad can it be?” She thought-about that perhaps Bowie would possibly pee within the bathe, however no. “Showers are so quick that nothing bad can happen, right?” she says. “We were in the shower and I had shampoo in my hair and my eyes were closed for half of a second. My daughter has an obsession with rocks and we find them all over the house all the time. So I look down and think, ‘How the hell did she get rocks into the shower?’ But sure enough, she had taken a man-sized poop right beside my foot!”

She has countless content material

Stories about pooping within the bathe simply scratch the floor of what each mother can relate to whereas laughing alongside. Even discovering time to bathe and really feel human is difficult when you find yourself a brand new mother. Grimes-Beech lately partnered with Secret deodorant and jokes about how the “deodorant shower” was her finest friend, particularly throughout Bowie’s early months. “I literally did not see daylight for like three months,” she laughs. “And I’m pretty sure everyone on social media thought that my leopard fleece robe permanently was adhered to my skin.”

Shenae Grimes-Beech | Photo courtesy of Secret Deodorant

All kidding apart, Grimes-Beech provides that she is honored to be a part of the Secret marketing campaign. “But to have moms be recognized in this group of like super successful, like killing it in the game of life, boss women … absolutely, as it should be.”

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