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
Letter To Hannah: The Day You Came True Rachel J. Panoramic Playground Heart
Growing Up And Learning Independence...And Mommy Is Too Rachel J. Panoramic Playground Heart
Good Days, Bad Days Rachel J. Panoramic Playground Parenting
200 pounds in a bikini Pam Desmond Pam-a-rama ding dong Identity
It begins Pam Desmond Pam-a-rama ding dong Parenting
Open Letter to the Creators of Angry Birds @marymac Pajamas and Coffee Humor
Are You There, Catholic Church? It's Me, Mary Theresa @marymac Pajamas and Coffee Op/Ed
10 Ways to Put the Fun in a Dysfunctional Family Thanksgiving @marymac Pajamas and Coffee Humor
Great Expectations-- From and About Small Children Green_Christian_Mama Outnumbered Parenting
Hurry Up, Sweetie Outlaw Mama Outlaw Mama Parenting
Breastfeeding: At the Crossroads Outlaw Mama Outlaw Mama Heart
Dinner At My House Last Night Christie Tate Outlaw Mama Humor
Golden Olden Days Outlaw Mama Outlaw Mama Heart
Bullying: The Dad's effect Olfa Turki OurFamilyWorld Parenting
My Precious Love, I am Sorry. Jennifer Andersen Our Muddy Boots Parenting
Eye of the Mother F$@#*ng Tiger Jennifer Andersen Our Muddy Boots Humor
Eye of the Mother F$@#*ng Tiger Jennifer Andersen Our Muddy Boots Humor
Bed Head or Africa: A Letter for My Daughter Jennifer Andersen Our Muddy Boots Parenting
Them Jennifer Andersen Our Muddy Boots Op/Ed
What I Would Tell My Brand-New-Mom Self Jennifer Andersen Our Muddy Boots Parenting
IF ONLY Kayla Roussel Our Holland [An ordinary blog about our EXTRAordinary boy] Heart
Putting The "Girl" Back In "Don't Put It On Me Girl." Farmer Julie Otsdawa Junction Farm Parenting
The Gospe According To Bob's Wife Farmer Julie Otsdawa Junction Farm Op/Ed
Steve Jobs' Passing - i Don't Get It Farmer Julie Otsdawa Junction Farm Identity
Not-so Happy Meals Farmer Julie Otsdawa Junction Farm Heart
You Don't Get To Be Grace's Mommy Farmer Julie Otsdawa Junction Farm Parenting
Play Misty For Me Farmer Julie Otsdawa Junction Farm Heart
I always wanted to live by the ocean. Farmer Julie Otsdawa Junction Farm Visuals
Leaf Peepin' On The Way To School Farmer Julie Otsdawa Junction Farm Visuals
"Big Eye Country"? Farmer Julie Otsdawa Junction Farm Visuals
*This* cabinet. Farmer Julie Otsdawa Junction Farm Humor
Wherein I Become Ron Swanson Farmer Julie Otsdawa Junction Farm Humor
I need to remember this for late February Farmer Julie Otsdawa Junction Farm Visuals
We're either keeping the marriage fresh, or we're deaf. Farmer Julie Otsdawa Junction Farm Heart
Textures Farmer Julie Otsdawa Junction Farm Visuals
"He ate all the snap peas. He dies tonight." Farmer Julie Otsdawa Junction Farm Humor
The Revenge of R. Kelly Farmer Julie Otsdawa Junction Farm Humor
A Letter to Oak Park, Michigan Farmer Julie Otsdawa Junction Farm Op/Ed
Alternative Fuels Farmer Julie Otsdawa Junction Farm Op/Ed
Unbreakable Michelle Magoffin a.k.a. Peeved Michelle Opinions for Nothing Identity
Parenting a Toddler {20 reasons why Toddlers Rock} Angela v OneSmileyMonkey Parenting
Courageous of Crazy Joanne Tombrakos One Woman's Eye Identity
Costume Changes Joanne Tombrakos One Woman's Eye Identity
My Love/Hate Relationship with September Joanne Tombrakos One Woman's Eye Heart
Earthquakes and Hurricanes and Flooding, Oh My! Joanne Tombrakos One Woman's Eye Op/Ed
The Washington Nationals "Take Back The Park " Campaign & Their Blatant Disregard For Charitable Organizations Sarah Wilson One Savvy Mom ™ Heart
Birthday Awesomeness: Happy Happy To The Guy I Made Kids With. Pilar Clark One Mom Media Visuals
Gene Kelly: And Other People Who Know How To Rock A Rain Dance Pilar Clark One Mom Media Visuals
Hunger Hits Home: Jeff Bridges Knows American Kids Are Hungry. Do You? Pilar Clark One Mom Media Op/Ed
This Little Piggie Went To Market After A Whole Lot Of Controversy. Pilar Clark One Mom Media Op/Ed
A Warrior's Sense of Peace Ellie Schoenberger One Crafty Mother Heart
Behind The Veil Ellie @ One Crafty Mother One Crafty Mother Heart
Doesn't Every Vote Matter? Haley Overland On Our Minds Identity
Doesn't Every Vote Matter? Haley Overland On Our Minds Op/Ed
Family Tree Sherri Kuhn Old Tweener Heart
My Last Day With Rusty Jennifer Weed Of Heaven and Earth Heart
Go the F*ck to... JulieSue Goldwasser Obsessed with Poop...and other sh*t Humor
Cramping my style JulieSue Goldwasser Obsessed with Poop...and other sh*t Humor
Adventures in Babysitting JulieSue Goldwasser Obsessed with poop...and other sh*t Parenting
The Soundtrack of Loss Marie Cooper Nourish: Living, Laughing, Whining Heart
Haw Par Villa Pooja notabilia Visuals
Singapore and Paul Revere Pooja notabilia Identity
Detour: Lombok, Indonesia Pooja notabilia Visuals
Detour: Johor Bahru (via the KTM Intercity Train) Pooja notabilia Visuals
Detour: Macau Pooja notabilia Visuals
Phone Sex for Moms (Sorry June) Susanna Morgan Not June Humor
How To Get Over the Suicide of a Loved One (Hint: You Can’t) Anne Parris Not A Supermom Heart
PTWD: Post-Traumatic Walmart Disorder Anne Parris Not A Supermom Humor
Food Activism: Change the World One Meal at a Time Katy Farber Non-Toxic Kids Op/Ed
In the Beginning Adrienne Jones No Points for Style Parenting
In Michele's Voice Deanna Lanoway No Opportunity Wasted Heart
Do You Ever Think About Random Things: Elephant Edition Sarah Manley nerdyapple.com Humor
Hardcore Housewife Jessica My Two Pink Lines Parenting
A Wiggly Skinny Mummy challenge Jessica My Two Pink Lines Parenting
20 Years Later: A letter to Chelli (my 16 year old high-school self) Rachelle Pavao Goldenberg My So-Called Geek Girl Life Identity
WITH LOVE Lesli DeVito My Old Country House Heart
The NEW Deal or...Where oh Where has my Little Boy gone...? Lesli DeVito My Old Country House Parenting
ANZAC Day - so much more than a public holiday Fiona Purcell My Mummy Daze Heart
On Dressing Up For A Gyno Exam Leah Workman My Life in Reviews Humor
4 Stars, Best workout gear for water retention BUT once made me the stinkiest person on public transportation** Leah Workman My Life in Reviews Humor
What makes Me Unique? moeturner My Functional Family Identity
It is never "just hair"... Nicole McLean My Fabulous Boobies! Heart
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
A Celebration of You Natalie My Crazy Busy Life Parenting
The Untold Story Lora My Camo Kids: An Army Wife Life Heart
My Mother Was a Mail-Order Bride Aloysa My Broken Coin Identity
Grain by Grain Mary Lauren Weimer My 3 Little Birds Parenting
Hide and Seek Mary Lauren Weimer My 3 Little Birds Heart
We Changed the Conversation Estelle Sobel Erasmus or @mommymusings011 Musings on Motherhood, Mid-life, and Other Forms of Madness Op/Ed
Mirror Mirror Rachel Noble Mummy Muddles Parenting
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
Is feminism really un-African? MsAfropolitan MsAfropolitan.com Op/Ed
Sip and Tell Mrs Sabbatical Mrs Sabbatical Heart
Don't hate me because I'm beautiful Emily Mrs Sabbatical Heart
prior preparation prevents poor performance Jenn Unger mountains and musings Parenting