Sharing recipes, crafts and frugal living, the challenges and triumphs of parenting a neurotypical child and a child on the Autism Spectrum. Yoga Instructor said goodbye to her nightly glass of Chardonnay to give up habits that were not serving her purpose in life! The CocktailMom name remains, however with a new focus on healthy and authentic living.

About Me

Hi I'm Gretchen Schock.
I own a boutique yoga studio in Greenbelt, Maryland, Bee Yoga Fusion. Providing vinyasa yoga classes for adults and children, of all levels. I'm in the process of writing my first book and when the sun is shining I can often be found outside behind a camera capturing families in a moment of pure love, . I'm married to a fantastic woman, and together we are raising two adorable, energetic boys.

After a breast cancer scare in 2012, I decided to say goodbye to my nightly glass of Chardonnay to give up habits that were not serving my purpose in life. I continue to reevaluate, getting rid of negative things and people so that I can be of better service to my family and community. Yoga has given me the gift of appreciation for the present moment and continues to shape me into a better version of myself year after year.

I am a huge advocate for my sons. My oldest son is on the Autism Spectrum, he has had a harder road and we've had to climb a few mountains to get him the services that he needs within the public school system. We were featured on a Public Service Announcement for Special Education for

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