BlogHer '12 : Voices of the Year

Voices of the Year

Welcome to the BlogHer '12 Voices of the Year submissions! This year’s categories are Heart, Humour, Identity, OpEd, Parenting, and Visuals. As you review these posts, feel free to give big thumbs-up to any that resonate with you. You can only vote for any single post once, but you can vote for as many different posts as you like.

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 from February 23rd to April 30th.

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Up to twenty (20) Voices of the Year honorees will be selected per category. The ‘12 Review Committee selects honorees, and one post per category is recognized as the People’s Choice Honoree.

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

For more information about the BlogHer '12 Voices of the Year, including the judging committee, selection process, or category definitions, please read our announcement post.

 

To nominate a new post, click here.

Title Content Creator Name Blog Name (if applicable, N/A if not)sort icon Category
Distracted Val Curtis Mental Chew Parenting
First Day of Fall Val Curtis Mental Chew Visuals
Fall on San Juan Island Val Curtis Mental Chew Visuals
A Garden for Four Val Curtis Mental Chew Parenting
Midlife Mixtape Manifesto Nancy Davis Kho Midlife Mixtape Identity
Love's Letters Lost Nancy Davis Kho Midlife Mixtape Heart
OMG, WTF, SOB and other Three Letter Words I Want to Scream Megan Terry Millions of Miles Humor
Raising Human Beings and Life Lessons from the Duggars Megan Terry Millions of Miles Heart
Anatomy of a Haircut Megan Terry Millions of Miles Humor
He Won't Have A Video Megan Terry Millions of Miles Parenting
For the Claire Dunphy's and not the Claire Huxtable's Megan Terry Millions of Miles Parenting
Rules for boys Megan Terry Millions of Miles Humor
Lasting Impact Megan Terry Millions of Miles Heart
To The Memory Of A Suitcase, Wherever It May Be Miscellaneous Mum Miscellaneous Mum - Trying to find the objective correlative, everyday Parenting
New Years Resolutions in a 2.0 World Miscellaneous Mum Miscellaneous Mum - Trying to find the objective correlative, everyday Humor
Safety Nets Jenny Grace Miss Grace's Disgrace Heart
Why Bra Shopping Sucks, an illustrated guide of theory vs. reality Jenny Grace Miss Grace's Disgrace Humor
Miss Lori offers Penn State victims of child sexual abuse 15 statements of empowerment she needed to hear herself Miss Lori MissLori.TV Heart
Miss Lori reveals her best self for Swimsuit Confidence week Miss Lori MissLori.TV Identity
Miss Lori is waiting to exhale at the hospital with her daughter Miss Lori MissLori.TV Parenting
I Am An 'Unchurched' Christian Tamara Graves Mockingbird, Don't Write Op/Ed
Hold Your Tongue Gayel Stewart-Airs Modern Mummy Mayhem Heart
I'll Be Seeing You LaDonna Dennis Mom Blog Society Heart
Dirty Little Secret Katie Hennenlotter Mom de Plume: The Misadventures of a Multi-faceted Mom Heart
Be Enough Me: The Color Yellow Kelly Pugliano Mom Got Blog Heart
Surfer's Healing Camp, Virginia Beach Style Carmen Staicer mom to the screaming masses Heart
We Only had $1 Carmen Staicer mom to the screaming masses Parenting
What I want you to know about fitness Carmen Staicer mom to the screaming masses Identity
Miscarriage, Abortion, Birth Control, and Rush Limbaugh ginabad Mom-Blog Op/Ed
Perennial Parenting Wisdom in the Secret Garden Andrea Fox MOM-enclature Parenting
Recovery Glennon Melton Momastery Identity
Closer to Fine Glennon Momastery Humor
Midnight Mothering Sara Lind Moments of Exhilaration Parenting
Postpartum Depression: Getting Help Sara Lind Moments of Exhilaration Heart
Postpartum Depression: Getting Help Sara Lind Moments of Exhilaration Parenting
Finding Out Sara Lind Moments of Exhilaration Parenting
The Moment She Was Born Sara Lind Moments of Exhilaration Parenting
Going Home Sara Lind Moments of Exhilaration Heart
Celebrating the renewal of life Sara Lind moments of exhilaration Heart
Job Interview or Therapy? Sara Lind Moments of Exhilaration Identity
Here's to Blogging: My one-year anniversary Sara Lind Moments of Exhilaration Heart
How the Media Makes Us Hate Ourselves, And Other Adventures in Feminism Sara Lind Moments of Exhilaration Op/Ed
Letters to My Daughter Sara Lind Moments of Exhilaration Heart
Why Our Parents Put Us to Shame Stephanie Bernaba Momma Be Thy Name Humor
In My Dream Stephanie Bernaba Momma Be Thy Name Heart
At Least They're Healthy Stephanie Bernaba Momma Be Thy Name Heart
A Car Accident Was The Best Valentine's Day Gift Jennifer Desrochers Momma D and Da Boyz Heart
Raised Around Racism Jennifer Williams Momma Made It Look Easy Heart
A Birthday With Nothing To Celebrate Momma Maven Momma Maven in the Making Heart
Intruder In The House Ilana Wiles Mommy Shorts Humor
The Storyteller and His Magic Sharon Rowley Momof6 Parenting
Dear Katy Perry, Please Stop Making Me Be The Mean Mom! Sharon Rowley Momof6 Humor
What This Adoptive Mom Wished the Public Knew Sharon Rowley Momof6 Visuals
I Am Quite Happy to Be the "Growing Up Mommy" Sharon Rowley Momof6 Parenting
I Didn't Plan for Chaos Cheryl Hackett Moms In Need of Mercy Humor
My Son Swallowed a Quarter Cheryl Hackett Moms In Need of Mercy Humor
Forgiven Leane Vandeman Moms Without Blogs Parenting
Always Grateful for the Sound Kristin Mondays with Mac Parenting
Marriage (Things I Hope for my Son) Kristin Mondays with Mac Op/Ed
Eating Dirt Kristin Mondays with Mac Visuals
Sundays with Mac: Mama Crashes Kristin Mondays with Mac Visuals
RIP Shirley Kristin Mondays with Mac Heart
This Time Last Year Kristin Mondays with Mac Heart
You already Were Kristin Mondays with Mac Identity
Outlaw In-laws Kristin Mondays with Mac Heart
Before I was a Mother Kristin Mondays with Mac Heart
How Not to Talk to Lesbian Moms Kristin Mondays with Mac Identity
Postcards from Paris Kristin Mondays with Mac Parenting
Mommy's Got a Face Too, Y'know! dvorakoelling Mooshkatoo Parenting
Mama's Got a Face Too, Y'know! dvorakoelling Mooshkatoo Humor
Baby Steps Kristen Levithan Motherese Parenting
There Is No Best Way Kristen Levithan Motherese Parenting
Adoption Robin Gorman Newman Motherhood Later...Than Sooner Parenting
Down Undie Kristen McClusky motherload: diary of a modern day housewife superhero Parenting
On Safari Kristen McClusky motherload: diary of a modern day housewife superhero Humor
All Hail to Principal Kate Kristen McClusky motherload: diary of a modern day housewife superhero Parenting
My Kid Can't Spit Kristen McClusky motherload: diary of a modern day housewife superhero Parenting
A Fish Called Wanda Kristen McClusky motherload: diary of a modern day housewife superhero Humor
Tears of a Non-Football Fan Kristen McClusky motherload: diary of a modern day housewife superhero Heart
Oh Danny Boy Kristen McClusky motherload: diary of a modern day housewife superhero Heart
How Much is that Guppy in the Window Kristen McClusky motherload: diary of a modern day housewife superhero Parenting
Travel Don'ts Kristen McClusky motherload: diary of a modern day housewife superhero Humor
prior preparation prevents poor performance Jenn Unger mountains and musings Parenting
Sip and Tell Mrs Sabbatical Mrs Sabbatical Heart
Don't hate me because I'm beautiful Emily Mrs Sabbatical Heart
Is feminism really un-African? MsAfropolitan MsAfropolitan.com Op/Ed
The Wheels on the Bus Are Flat: The Top 10 Most Annoying Children Samantha Kemp-Jackson Multiple Mayhem Mamma Humor
Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better... Samantha Kemp-Jackson Multiple Mayhem Mamma Parenting
Mirror Mirror Rachel Noble Mummy Muddles Parenting
We Changed the Conversation Estelle Sobel Erasmus or @mommymusings011 Musings on Motherhood, Mid-life, and Other Forms of Madness Op/Ed
Grain by Grain Mary Lauren Weimer My 3 Little Birds Parenting
Hide and Seek Mary Lauren Weimer My 3 Little Birds Heart
My Mother Was a Mail-Order Bride Aloysa My Broken Coin Identity
The Untold Story Lora My Camo Kids: An Army Wife Life Heart
A Celebration of You Natalie My Crazy Busy Life Parenting
Best Management Training on Earth Kathy Radigan My dishwasher's possessed! Parenting
Proud to be a Stage Mother Kathy Radigan My dishwasher's possessed! Heart
Motherhood Ate My Brain Kathy Radigan My dishwasher's possessed! Humor
Unexpected Lessons Kathy Radigan My dishwasher's possessed! Heart
My Novel Life Kathy Radigan My dishwasher's possessed! Heart