"Overcoming Malnutrition with Pizza, Pasta, and 'Dabo'"

When our sons arrived in the United States, they were suffering from severe malnutrition. I learned to rely on my admittedly rusty cooking skills to nourish them back to health.

The Wells family, after the boys recovered from malnutrition

How a cooking-impaired mom managed a happy Thanksgiving.


Join or renew now for exclusive access to this article, the full searchable Adoptive Families Adoption Parenting Library, and more.

Already a member? Log in below.

Need help? CLICK HERE

Copyright © 1999-2021 Adoptive Families Magazine®. All rights reserved. For personal use only. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

More articles like this


Given email address is already subscribed, thank you!
Oops. Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Please provide a valid email address.
Thank you, your sign-up request was successful! Please check your e-mail inbox.
Please complete the CAPTCHA.
Please fill in the required fields.