GOOD ENOUGH PARENT By N., Sam M.S. - 86 Term that is used to describe the parent who cares for his or her children in any way that is adequate for proper development. Proposed by U.S. psychologist Sandra Scarr. GOOD ENOUGH PARENT: "A good enough parent cares for his children." Related Psychology Terms Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development Developing a Case Study ADOLESCENCE (Theories) CHILD PSYCHIATRY FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) Hitler and Conformity ANTISOCIAL REACTION A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION READING DISABILITY (Paralexia, Dyslexia) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "GOOD ENOUGH PARENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/good-enough-parent/ (accessed December 6, 2022).