The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines competence as: "the quality or state of having sufficient knowledge, judgment, skill, or strength" for a particular duty.
It defines incompetence as: "lacking the qualities needed for effective action." Is there such a thing as parental competence?
If so, what does it mean to be a competent parent? What are the qualities needed to be an effective parent? Specifically, is there a link between parents who overindulge their children and one's parental sense of competence?Read more on psychologytoday.com