Synonyms of 'doting'
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Someone who is devoted to a person loves that person very much.
a loving and devoted father
You use fond to describe people or their behaviour when they show affection.
She gave him a fond smile.
If you are indulgent, you treat a person with special kindness, often in a way that is not good for them.
His indulgent mother was willing to let him do what he wanted.
Thesaurus for doting from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you say that someone is, for example , a doting mother , husband , or friend , you mean that they show a lot of love for someone.