"Watching You" was written by Atkins with Brian Gene White and Steve Dean. According to the Watching You Songfacts, the origins of the song lay in Atkins discovering that his son, Elijah had been singing his 2006 hit "If You're Going Through Hell (Before the Devil Even Knows)" to his teachers.
Drivin' through town just my boy and me
With a 'Happy Meal' in his booster seat
Knowin' that he couldn't have the toy til his nuggets were gone