The song raises questions about what it means to be a father. "We wrote it before she was born, in fact. And it was kind of in anticipation of being a new father and kind of the uncertainty that comes with it and the questions that we all have about how's your kid gonna turn out," Legend explained to ABC Radio
. "How are you gonna be as a parent? Are you gonna influence them in the right way? So it's kind of approaching all of that."