Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Page 53 Page 54 Page 55 Page 56 Page 57 Page 58 Page 59 Page 60 Page 61 Page 62 Page 63 Page 64 Page 65 Page 66 Page 67 Page 68 Page 69 Page 70 Page 71 Page 72 Page 73 Page 74 Page 75 Page 76 Page 77 Page 78 Page 79 Page 80 Page 81 Page 82 Page 83 Page 844 SEPTEMBER | OCTOBER 2016 The Go-To Source for Parents of Kids Tweens to Twenties SEPTEMBER | OCTOBER CONTENTS goodLIFEfamily LIVE. LEARN. LAUGH. REPEAT. Everyefforthasbeenmadetoauthenticatetheinformationcontainedonthesepages.Shouldyoufindanerror,omissionorissuewiththecontent,pleasecontactus.Theopinionsandexpressionscontained herein are those of the myriad of specialists and of parents and children who were willing to offer their input, and are not necessarily endorsed or shared by the staff or ownership of Good Life Family or its parent company, SLP & Company, LLC. AND MUCH MORE! GOOD PEOPLE 66 Giving Back Can BEE So Sweet Nature Nate’s Honey founder Nathan Sheets partners with The National Breast Cancer Foundation 8 Tragedy to Triumph Former NFL player Chris Johnson tackles domestic violence and scores our VIP Award GOODTO GO 44 Get Out of the House Family fun places to enjoy outdoors 42 Vroom! Vroom! Grab the family, pack a bag and hit the road for a weekend getaway 46 DART to the Patio Party 7 Superb spots to soak up the fall sun GOOD LOOKS 34 Fall Fashion Forecast As the weather cools down, warm up your wardrobe with these spot- on styles ONTHE COVER GOOD ADVICE 58 Take the High Road Social media may not be the place to air your grievances 48 The Sandwich Generation Take one bite at a time 60 Alzheimer's Disease You don't have to go it alone HOCO 2016! All dressed up and ready to kick off the season in style! Our hoco fashion was styled and photographed by Elle Parks, who has taken the helm as GLF’s Fashion Editor. 51 Time Out! 12 tips for better sleep 10 Tackling Domestic Violence People offer help and hope to those impacted 40 A Perfect Score Toasting to Craig and Kathryn Hall 36 The Party Planning Playbook Bring the WOW to your special event 54 Red Ribbon Week The startling stats 30 Tailgating Talk with NFL's Tyler Clutts GOOD HEALTH 26 Bigger, Stronger, Faster Important facts about fitness supplements 55 Binge Drinking The disturbing and dangerous trend GOODTIMES 75 Community Calendar 78 Good Times Events Photos Check out photos from the latest VIP and community events GOOD EATS 71 Good Eats Dining Guide What’s for dinner? Check out these tried and true family friendly dining destinations. 29 Thrill the Grill Tailgating recipes with a sweet touch “There's not a day that goes by that I'm not extremely grateful for the blessing he is in my life." Ashley Nixon on her friendship with 'Best Buddy' Nick | Page 68