About Tommy Riles

Tom Riles is a husband, father, and original founder of Life of Dad, the largest community of dads in the world. Riles is also the long-time audience warm-up comedian for “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” in addition to hundreds of other TV shows in Los Angeles. Riles started the Life of Dad community from a hospital room as his daughter was awaiting open-heart surgery at only three days old. His daughter is now a healthy nine-year old, while Riles and his wife, Lucy (who also started Life of Mom), have helped to raise over $1 Million for congenital heart defect awareness and research.

Boy With Vocal Cord Paralysis Gets To Speak, And The Video Will Make Your Day

  We’ve all seen some of the incredible videos of deaf people hearing for the first time, thanks to new technologies that make it possible. Every time we swear we’re not going to cry, and every time we’re wrong. Well, this video is similar, but with a twist. A five [...]

Five Ways My Daughter Has Made Me a Stronger Man.

[et_pb_section bb_built="1"][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.0.97" background_layout="light"] From day one of her life, my daughter was a warrior, fighting for her life. When my wife was 18 weeks along during our first pregnancy, we were informed that our little princess would require open-heart surgery at birth in order to survive. As a [...]

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I Sleep to Seize the Day.

Every morning, I wake up at 4am to start my day. It’s essential that I take those first few hours of quiet for myself before the rest of the house wakes up. It’s the calm before the storm, so to speak. As a lot of us already know, working from [...]

By |2017-06-28T11:55:17-07:00June 28th, 2017|Sponsored|0 Comments