The song, written for the animated family film The Wild Thornberrys Movie, was released as a single in 2002.
The song was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Song in 2002, as well as the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song.
The song expresses the singer's hopes and wishes for his daughter. Simon wrote the song as an ode to his daughter, Lulu, who was seven at the time it was completed. Simon's son, Adrian, sings harmony on the song's choruses. .