GOOD ENOUGH PARENT By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 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 LOOSE CULTURE BERN SEX ROLE INVENTORY (BSRI) BUNDLE HYPOTHESIS MODELS OF EVALUATION LIFE-SPACE INTERVIEW NOETIC MEMORY MESOSYSTEM FILIAL IMPRINTING NEED-PRESS THEORY MIRROR PHASE Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GOOD ENOUGH PARENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/good-enough-parent/ (accessed March 31, 2020).