Emily Blunt and John Krasinski Open Up About Hopes and Fears in Parenting Their Daughters

Emily Blunt and John Krasinski are indication parents.

The married couple, who share dual daughters — Violet, 21 months, and Hazel, 4 — sat down with PEOPLE Now for an disdainful talk about operative together on their new fear flick A Quiet Place and what they wish for many for their girls.

“My children’s happiness, their reserve and their contentment is a many paramount thing in my life,” says Blunt, 35. “And if [I am] incompetent to give them any of those things, afterwards who am I? What’s my identity?”

“My biggest wish is that they are truly happy, and that they’re meddlesome in life, in anything,” she continues. “Interested and interesting, and truly happy.”

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Emily Blunt and John Krasinski

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Krasinski — who co-wrote and directed A Quiet Place aside from starring in a film alongside his mother — explains that “the scariest thing about being a father” is a deficiency of control over a march of a day.

“Even when [we] dump a 4-year-old daughter off during school, we don’t know what she’s gonna do that day. You don’t know if other kids are gonna be good to her or if she [will get] in difficulty for something,” says The Office alum, 38.

“You only wish to protect them during all costs,” Krasinski adds.

John Krasinski and Emily Blunt on set of A Quiet Place

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Blunt admits to being “so impressed” by her father on a set of their new film — their initial corner plan — and primarily “underestimated” certain aspects of his ability set.

“He only surpassed my expectations in each way,” says a star. “It was unequivocally exciting. And we consider a other thing that astounded us was substantially how good we worked together, ’cause we were a small bit trepidatious about it, and we desired operative together.”

A Quiet Place premieres in theaters national Friday.