DNS and A Record questions...

OK...here is my situation.

I have a domain registered on godaddy.
I have a hosting account with hostgator to host email and special pages.
My main site is a wordpress blog maintained by a 3rd party on their server.

I want to point my "website.com" and "www.website.com" to my 3rd party service but want to keep control of all of the subdomains AND more important email on my hostgator account.

When I successfully had control of subdomains and an A record set to send the traffic to my 3rd party service - my email was broken.

Ideas on how to have all three of the following:
1)  Main domain have an A record pointing at the 3rd party service (if you have a way other than A record I am open)
2)  Keep control of the email
3)  Still be able to use subdomains for other projects like "faq.website.com" or "helpdesk.website.com"
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
I want to point my "website.com" and "www.website.com" to my 3rd party service but want to keep control of all of the subdomains AND more important email on my hostgator account. not really possible unless there is a DNS at website.com which there isn't.  www.website.com is fine without the www is the problem.

personally I don't godaddy's or other registrars dns control panels but instead put them on cloudflare.com  ( I have sites registered at godaddy, 1and1.com/1and1.ca/netfirms.com and want to manage DNS centrally plus I get the other cloudflare benefits) .. my email is managed by office365 (hosted)

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joemckameyGeneral ManagerAuthor Commented:
I actually was able to accomplish this by using the advanced DNS editor at hostgator.  I pointed to hostgator from godaddy and then let hostgator handle it.  I then used Zoho for free email management.
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