BlogHer '14 : Voices of the Year

Voices of the Year

Welcome to the BlogHer '14 Voices of the Year and Photos of the Year submissions!

HOW TO VOTE

To vote, scroll down to the list of nominees and click on each title. You'll be taken to the voting page, where you can click to read the post or see the photo. Then, if you like it, you can vote for it by clicking the link on the top of the post voting page.

Click the headers above the submissions to sort the list alphabetically, by Category, Blog Name, Blogger Name or Title. Happy voting!

You can only vote for any single post once, but you can vote for as many different posts as you like!

HOW TO SUBMIT

If you'd like to submit your work, or someone else’s, please visit the Voices of the Year Nomination page. Nominations will remain open until February 28, 2014.

NOTE: YOU MUST BE LOGGED IN TO NOMINATE OR VOTE ON A POST.

CATEGORIES

Voices of the Year:

  • Exploration
  • Heart
  • Humor
  • OpEd

Photos of the Year:

  • Street Life/Slice of Life
  • Faces, Friends, Family
  • Food, Craft, Things I Made
  • Nature, Big and Small
  • The Selfie

Up to 100 Voices of the Year and Photos of the Year honorees will be selected.

The VOTY/PhOTY ‘14 Review Committee along with BlogHer staff selects honorees, from which 12 VOTY submissions will be invited to read their posts during the Voices of the Year Community Keynote at BlogHer '14, and 10 PhOTY submissions will be visually honored during the keynote and reception to follow. One post per category is recognized as the People’s Choice Honoree.

For more information about the BlogHer '14 Voices of the Year, including the judging committee, selection process, or category definitions, please read our announcement post.

For VOTY FAQss, click here.
To nominate a new post, click here.

Title Content Creator Name Blog Name (if applicable, N/A if not) Category
Ration Your Fahion Compassion Stephanie Lewis Once Upon Your Prime! VOTY - Exploration: Live it.
And They Lived Happily Ever Laughter! Stephanie Lewis Once Upon Your Prime! VOTY - Humor: Laugh at it.
Female Email Stephanie Lewis Once Upon Your Prime! VOTY - Humor: Laugh at it.
How Not to Calm a Child on a Plane Johanna Stein www.mothereffed.com VOTY - Humor: Laugh at it.
Should You "Toy" With An Older Woman? Stephanie Lewis Once Upon Your Prime! VOTY - Humor: Laugh at it.
Breaking the Bad Habit Chain Johanna Stein www.mothereffed.com VOTY - Humor: Laugh at it.
Let's Make Parental Love Johanna Stein www.mothereffed.com VOTY - Humor: Laugh at it.
What's The Big Idea? Stephanie Lewis Once Upon Your Prime! VOTY - Humor: Laugh at it.
http://amodernmother.com/2012/12/guns-i-feel-safer-living-in-the-uk.html Susanna Scott A Modern Mother VOTY - Exploration: Live it.
Dollar Store Flower Stand Lisa The Spaghetti Westerner PhOTY - Food, Craft, Things I Made
I've Dropped So Many Eaves, I Need An Entire New Roof! Stephanie Lewis Once Upon Your Prime! VOTY - Humor: Laugh at it.
Pregnancy Announcement Lisa The Spaghetti Westerner PhOTY - Food, Craft, Things I Made
N/A Stephanie Liebold Travelcraft Journal PhOTY - Faces, Friends, Family
Monarch Pass Stephanie Liebold Travelcraft Journal PhOTY - Nature, Big and Small
Upcycled Art Smock Spaghetti Westerner The Spaghetti Westerner PhOTY - Food, Craft, Things I Made
Together Stephanie Liebold Travelcraft Journal PhOTY - Faces, Friends, Family
Paper bag journal Stephanie Liebold Travelcraft Journal PhOTY - Food, Craft, Things I Made
tacos Stephanie Liebold Travelcraft Journal PhOTY - Food, Craft, Things I Made
West of Central Avenue Stephanie Liebold Travelcraft Journal VOTY - Exploration: Live it.
Hey you- yes, you Brandee Foster One Crazy Kid VOTY - Heart: Feel it.
The Girl and The Tree Deborah Grinter Bright and Precious VOTY - Heart: Feel it.
Bam - sometimes things can change in the blink of an eye Brandee Foster One Crazy Kid VOTY - Heart: Feel it.
Softly Deborah Grinter Bright and Precious VOTY - Heart: Feel it.
Things I want to remember Brandee Foster http://onecrazykid.com VOTY - Heart: Feel it.
Wings on Fire Deborah Grinter Bright and Precious VOTY - Heart: Feel it.
When Tourism Brings Exploitation Stephanie Liebold Travelcraft Journal VOTY - OpEd: Explain it.
You're It Wendy Wilson Wendy Writes VOTY - Exploration: Live it.
In the Dark Deborah Grinter Bright and Precious VOTY - Heart: Feel it.
Stop DIY Guilt! Stephanie Liebold Travelcraft Journal VOTY - OpEd: Explain it.
Little Lion Part 3 Deborah Grinter Bright and Precious VOTY - Heart: Feel it.
Early Morning Deborah Grinter Bright and Precious VOTY - Heart: Feel it.
My place in history - the final launch of the space shuttle program Sean Wilson The Average Supermom VOTY - Exploration: Live it.
Chicago South Side Irish Parade Day 2013 Kathy Benson Bereaved and Blessed PhOTY - Street Life/Slice of Life
My Boy and his favorite part of nature Jay Sokol Dude of the House PhOTY - Nature, Big and Small
If I Could Only Offer One Piece of Advice to Young Mothers Melanie Jean Juneau Mother of Nine9 VOTY - Exploration: Live it.
My Toddler and Me at Dusk Jay Sokol Dude of the House PhOTY - The Selfie
Help! Mum Was An English Major! Melanie Jean Juneau Mother of Nine9 VOTY - Humor: Laugh at it.
Billy at Dusk (LA Zoo) Jay Sokol Dude of the House PhOTY - Nature, Big and Small
Homemade Tie-Dye birthday cake Jay Sokol Dude of the House PhOTY - Food, Craft, Things I Made
13 Things I Want my Son To Know On His 13th Birthday Emma Waverman Embrace the chaos VOTY - Heart: Feel it.
Honouring The Courage of Newborns Melanie Jean Juneau joy of nine9 VOTY - Heart: Feel it.
Do these make my face look thin? Jay Sokol Dude of the House PhOTY - The Selfie
Honouring The Courage of Newborns Melanie Jean Juneau joy of nine9 VOTY - Heart: Feel it.
Play Ball Jay Sokol Dude of the House PhOTY - Nature, Big and Small
LA Sunset via Prius Jay Sokol Dude of the House PhOTY - Nature, Big and Small
My Boys Can Swim Jay Sokol Dude of the House PhOTY - Faces, Friends, Family
The Day Hope Arrived in my Mailbox Jay Sokol Dude of the House VOTY - Exploration: Live it.
Living Like A Worker Ant Melanie Jean Juneau joy of nine9 VOTY - Heart: Feel it.
Bonding Jay Sokol Dude of the House VOTY - Heart: Feel it.
The Fear That Follows “Speaking Truth To Power” Anne-Marie Lindsey Do Not Faint VOTY - Heart: Feel it.
Myth of the Perfect Mother Michelle Lewsen They Call Me Mummy VOTY - OpEd: Explain it.
The Masturbation Conversation Michelle Lewsen They Call Me Mummy VOTY - Humor: Laugh at it.
Sunset Sandcastles Carrie Steinweg Adventures in Motherhood VOTY - Exploration: Live it.
What the La Brea Tar Pits Taught Me About Forgiveness Kasey Leavitt The Dharma Diva VOTY - Heart: Feel it.
Find Your Pink Umbrella Carrie Steinweg Adventures in Motherhood VOTY - Exploration: Live it.
Closest To Me Katia Bishops IAMTHEMILK VOTY - Heart: Feel it.
As a Wife, I'm Guilty of These Five Mistakes (And You Probably Are, Too) Susannah Lewis Whoa! Susannah VOTY - Exploration: Live it.
Sweet Golden Comeback Alexandra Rosas Good Day Regular People VOTY - Heart: Feel it.
I'm Guilty of These Five Parenting Mistakes (And You Probably Are, Too) Susannah Lewis Whoa! Susannah VOTY - Exploration: Live it.
A Woman's Mind is a Terrible thing to Waste Deborah Cruz The TRUTH about Motherhood VOTY - Humor: Laugh at it.
Three is the New Two Susannah Lewis Whoa! Susannah VOTY - Humor: Laugh at it.
Blonde Highlights Sarah Granger n/a VOTY - Exploration: Live it.
Woman Arrested for Cleaning Chuck E. Cheese's Susannah Lewis Whoa! Susannah VOTY - Humor: Laugh at it.
Sleeping Kayaks Sarah Granger n/a PhOTY - Street Life/Slice of Life
Sunset Palm Sarah Granger n/a PhOTY - Nature, Big and Small
Swing Sarah Granger n/a PhOTY - Faces, Friends, Family
My Little Schnoodle Poppy Lee Caroline Lee Caroline - A World of Inspiration PhOTY - Faces, Friends, Family
The Empowered New Mom Annie Vovan AnnieVovan.com VOTY - Exploration: Live it.
Do You Know the Way to San Jose? Sarah Granger n/a PhOTY - Street Life/Slice of Life
Requesting Relations Michelle Stephens Juicebox Confession VOTY - Heart: Feel it.
Please Don't Knock On My Door Bianca Strzalkowski Military Spouse VOTY - Heart: Feel it.
My Storm Michelle Stephens Juicebox Confession VOTY - Heart: Feel it.
Shoot for the moon - Baby Wisdom Annie Vovan AnnieVovan PhOTY - Faces, Friends, Family
Golden Gate & Fog Sarah Granger n/a PhOTY - Street Life/Slice of Life
What To Really Expect When You're Expecting: Pregnancy Sucks Ass! Samara A Buick In the Land Of Lexus VOTY - Humor: Laugh at it.
Jump in. Let's go story girl Sometimes it's Hard VOTY - Heart: Feel it.
Dear Friend, you are winning story girl Sometimes it's Hard VOTY - Heart: Feel it.
The Tenses of Forgiveness Samara A Buick In the Land Of Lexus VOTY - Heart: Feel it.
The Day a City Went Dark, And I Was Given Light Samara A Buick In the Land Of Lexus VOTY - Exploration: Live it.
A Slut, A Whore, A Blogger, A Mom Samara A Buick In the Land Of Lexus VOTY - OpEd: Explain it.
Is There A Problem In Your Family? Samara A Buick In the Land Of Lexus VOTY - OpEd: Explain it.
Forget About the movie, "Her" or even "Him" - - I've got a much better idea! "Little Miss Menopause" (Stephanie Lewis) Once Upon Your Prime! VOTY - Humor: Laugh at it.
True Confessions: I got a Boston Terrier at a yard sale! Sarah McCall Baloney Bin VOTY - Humor: Laugh at it.
the reveal sarah gilbert cafemama VOTY - Heart: Feel it.
wrong! sarah gilbert cafemama VOTY - Exploration: Live it.
spring breaking sarah gilbert cafemama VOTY - Exploration: Live it.
Travel, a Journey, and BlogHer Sarah Rudell Beach Left Brain Buddha VOTY - Exploration: Live it.
My Eggs Are Too Old to Make Chickens Carrie Wood Amazing Grace and a Safe Haven VOTY - Heart: Feel it.
fiction unhinged sarah gilbert cafemama VOTY - OpEd: Explain it.
It's Time Annah Elizabeth The Five Facets VOTY - Exploration: Live it.
Silly Things People Say to Large Families Full of Kids That Don't Look LIke Their Parents Carrie Wood Amazing Grace and a Safe Haven VOTY - Humor: Laugh at it.
When Life Gives You Lemons Annah Elizabeth The Five Facets VOTY - Heart: Feel it.
prophecy or fever dreams sarah gilbert cafemama VOTY - Heart: Feel it.
On Etiquette, Failure, and the Well-Appointed Woman Annah Elizabeth The Five Facets VOTY - OpEd: Explain it.
This Is Almost 40 Sarah Rudell Beach Left Brain Buddha VOTY - Exploration: Live it.
Giving Up Supposed To Be Brandi Jeter Riley Mama Knows It All VOTY - Heart: Feel it.
The Last Firsts Kim Forde The Fordeville Diaries VOTY - Heart: Feel it.
Target Always Wins Kim Forde The Fordeville Diaries VOTY - Humor: Laugh at it.
Letting Go. Debbie McDaniel Fresh Day Ahead PhOTY - Faces, Friends, Family
The Thing Jeanne McCullough MomHeartsPinot.com VOTY - Heart: Feel it.