sings about being the parent of a little girl on "The Mother
." However she also covers the topic of parenthood from the other side - as a daughter – on this song - another By The Way, I Forgive You
"I wouldn't minimize the broader concept of what our parents are to us, and what we are to our parents," she told Billboard
. "Your parents are your first love, and they won't always be here. They're going to leave you, and there's a very important lifelong forgiveness that needs to take place about that concept."