treat indulgently; pamper; spoil
People say that you should not coddle your children, but I will certainly accept any risk that may come from treating mine gently rather than harshly.
Coddle = Noodle, which are cooked in boiled water. Coddle = Noodle, which are cooked in boiled water. Coddle sounds like CODDALU (Daughter in law in TELUGU) so generally a bridegroom’s parents show a lot of care for their daughter-in-law just after marriage