Posts by Jim Littlejohn:

Podcast: Boys in crisis – Why it matters and what you can do about it

February 9, 2018 Published by

Many times adult males do the same things as little boys do, but we don’t necessarily do it as fast or as often. We’ll get to why that happens. Here’s kind of the big three issues we’re going to look at today. We’re going to examine and talk about similarities…

Podcast: I’m fine, leave me alone – Unraveling male emotion

July 14, 2017 Published by

If you don’t have an emotional vocabulary to explain what’s going on inside you, it tends to be problematic. If I don’t know how to verbalize, then I will tend to act out. And for males, typically what happens is, when I am very stressed, or I am pushed to…

Five ‘best of times’ summer vacation tips for parents of teenage boys

June 7, 2017 Published by

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness.” This quote from Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities sums up the experience that pre-adolescent and adolescent boys face every day. If you work with…

What Is Wrong with Our Boys?

January 31, 2013 Published by

By Jim Littlejohn, aha! Process Consultant “What is wrong with our boys?” is the question being asked in many faculty lounges, on college campuses, by employers, bloggers, and at dinner tables across the country. Educating boys – is there a problem, is it a crisis, or is it just hype to…