About Dad Fill In the Love Journal
- This little book is a secret weapon of love. Just fill in the blanks, and it transforms into the only book of its kind in the universe: a personalized, meaningful gift that your dad will love. Even if he's not generally big on "feelings." How easy and perfect is that?
• Fill-in-the-blank book measures 4.1" x 5.4"
• Hardcover, 64 pages with 30 fill-in prompts
• Acetate book jacket
Emily McDowell Em & Friends wants you to feel truly seen, heard, and connected to the people you love—including yourself!—in good times, crazy times, and really freaking hard times. (Especially those times.) Em & Friends make cards and products for the relationships people really have and the lives they really lead: relationships and lives that are messy and beautiful, tricky and wonderful, and a whole bunch of everything else in between.
After a cancer diagnosis, founder, Emily McDowell, learned that sometimes people drift away simply because they don’t know what to say. She also learned that there wasn’t a huge supply of greeting cards available that spoke authentically to complex or nontraditional life experiences. So in 2012 she started writing and illustrating her own cards, reflecting her real, complicated life—like Valentines for people who are kinda ambiguously dating, Mother’s Day cards for people who aren’t technically your mom, and cards for seriously ill people who might find “get well” messages awkward at best.
In 2018, Em & Friends joined forces with the kindred spirits at Knock Knock—another woman-owned company—uniting as two sister brands under one kickass umbrella. They're now collaborating with amazing artists and writers such as Lisa Congdon and Elizabeth Gilbert. But no matter how Em & Friends evolves, their goal will always be the same: to help people feel more connected and less alone.