To molly coddle someone or some pet is to really fuss over them; to over indulge them.
They are too young to fly, and the mother bird is making a great fuss about it.
She must at least think she has or surely she wouldn't have shown up after all this time and started a fuss about something that we all settled long time ago.
If so, it was strange that so much fuss would be made over the reading of a foreman's will.
Rostov lay down again on his bed and thought complacently: "Let him fuss and bustle now, my job's done and I'm lying down--capitally!"
He had in the highest degree a practical tenacity which Pierre lacked, and without fuss or strain on his part this set things going.
After that nasty sheriff created all that fuss and arrested your stepfather, my attorney was sure the judge would call a mistrial and we'd have to start over again.
His eloge was written for the French Academy by the marquis de Condorcet, and an account of his life, with a list of his works, was written by Von Fuss, the secretary to the Imperial Academy of St Petersburg.
"Women's fuss, women's fuss!" said Alpatych.
Women's fuss! muttered Alpatych to himself and started on his journey, looking round at the fields of yellow rye and the still- green, thickly growing oats, and at other quite black fields just being plowed a second time.