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
On Shaving: It's My Body Marina DelVecchio Marinagraphy: Empowering Girls and Women Op/Ed
Turning Forty: A Woman in Decades Marina DelVecchio Marinagraphy: Empowering Girls and Women Identity
Beauty and Raising Girls Marina DelVecchio Marinagraphy: Empowering Girls and Women Parenting
How Feminism Saved My Life Marina DelVecchio Marinagraphy: Empowering Girls and Women Heart
Pubes, bleach and chicken sh*t. Pretty much your normal Wednesday afternoon. Amanda Marie Penelope Westmont Mandajuice Humor
Not Your Mother's Mother Goose Shannon Hembree Mamas Against Drama Parenting
The History of Sleep Wendy Bradford Mama One to Three Parenting
My Glass Is Half Full Wendy Bradford Mama One to Three Parenting
It's always something Susan Goldberg Mama non Grata Heart
A note on the text Susan Goldberg Mama non Grata Op/Ed
To Chris at the car dealership, who thought I was racist Susan Goldberg Mama non Grata Op/Ed
Dear John Susan Goldberg Mama non Grata Op/Ed
Magic trick Susan Goldberg Mama non Grata Parenting
My dinner with insanity Susan Goldberg Mama non Grata Humor
Is that a trick question? Susan Goldberg Mama non Grata Parenting
Freewheeling Susan Goldberg Mama non Grata Parenting
{ Untitled } Katie Neuman Mama May I Heart
{ Untitled } Katie Mama May I Heart
Diet Plan for Moms of Wee Ones Liza Wyles Mama Jabber Parenting
When you think you are right, you are wrong Suchada Eickemeyer Mama Eve Op/Ed
The simplest way to say I love you Suchada Eickemeyer Mama Eve Heart
5 tips to survive holiday separations Suchada Eickemeyer Mama Eve Parenting
Why we need to redefine the language of abortion politics Suchada Eickemeyer Mama Eve Op/Ed
The most valuable parenting phrase after "I love you" Suchada Eickemeyer Mama Eve Parenting
My children need me to be their friend Suchada Eickemeyer Mama Eve Parenting
She doesn't exist, I promise, she's a UHO Annie Shultz Mama Dweeb Parenting
There's already poop in the toilet, and other indignities of raising kids Julie Kennon Mama Drama Humor
The Horror Of Becoming "That Mom" Sarah Clark Mama Birth Heart
The Horror Of Becoming "That Mom" Sarah Clark Mama Birth Heart
Mommy Misadventure: Tiny Dancer Carrie H Making Lemonade Parenting
I Know You Are Drunk Maija's Mommy Moments Maija's Mommy Moments Heart
To Be, Not To Be Maggie Christ Magpie Musing Heart
Impossible Things Before Breakfast Maggie Christ Magpie Musing Identity
I Am Strong Enough Jenna Farelyn Made More Beautiful Heart
Bested by a Methhead Lyz Lenz LyzLenz.com Humor
At War Lyz Lenz LyzLenz.com Heart
Would You Call My Child A Retard? Ellen Seidman Love That Max Visuals
On The Road Of Special Needs Parenting Ellen Seidman Love That Max Parenting
Bra-Humbug Tracy Beckerman Lost in Suburbia Humor
You Probably Won't Read This Marta Lost and Forgotten Identity
If I Didn't Work Marta Lost and Forgotten Humor
Without Words Marta Lost and Forgotten Identity
Food Poisioning With Children Marta Lost and Forgotten Humor
The Soliloquy of Motherhood Marta Lost and Forgotten Parenting
Tradition. Marta Lost and Forgotten Heart
Content. Discontent. Marta Lost and Forgotten Identity
Who I'm Pretending To Be Marta Lost and Forgotten Identity
Marta Marta Lost and Forgotten Heart
In Memory of Heroes Jessica Cohen Look Who Found the Marbles Heart
On Judging Others Jessica Cohen Look Who Found the Marbles Heart
A Letter to my Husband Ann Bacciaglia Living Through The Tears Heart
I'll Never Let Go, Hostess Flannery Living on the Spectrum: The Connor Chronicles Humor
It's Time Kim Trimble Live From The 205 Heart
Drowning My Husband Kim Trimble Live From The 205 Heart
To Live Kim Trimble Live From the 205 Heart
Politically Kimcorrect- Yakety Yak, Please Talk Back Kim Trimble Live From The 205 Humor
Scars and Steel Magnolias Kim Trimble Live From The 205 Heart
Words Kim Trimble LIve From The 205 Visuals
Keep On Truckin' Baby Kim Trimble Live From The 205 Heart
PTSD, Tornadoes and a dash of crazy Kim Trimble Live From The 205 Heart
Yet Another Brilliant Idea Kim Trimble Live From The 205 Humor
Yet Another Brilliant Idea Kim Trimble Live From The 205 Humor
Doing The Right Thing Kim Trimble Live From The 205 Heart
What Should You Bring to a Conference? Jen Taylor Little Miss Mocha Heart
Testing the Boundaries~What's a Parent to Do? L.R.Knost Little Hearts/Gentle Parenting Resources Parenting
In the Best Interests of the Child L.R.Knost Little Hearts/Gentle Parenting Resources Op/Ed
Playground Confessions~Look Who's Talking! L.R.Knost Little Hearts/Gentle Parenting Resources Humor
It Is Time L.R.Knost Little Hearts/Gentle Parenting Resources Heart
The Beauty of You and Me L.R.Knost Little Hearts/Gentle Parenting Resources Identity
Her Face is Not My Face Jayme Kubo Little Baby Blog Identity
You're Doin OK Mom Andrea Updyke Lil-Kid-Things Parenting
Remembering My Week of September 11th, 2001 Leslie Fandrich Lights and Letters Heart
Waiting for a Diagnosis Leslie Fandrich Lights and Letters Heart
Bone Marrow Transplant: The Big Day Leslie Fandrich Lights and Letters Heart
Father and Son Prepare for a Bone Marrow Transplant Leslie Fandrich Lights and Letters Heart
Hello, Long Lost Sister! Leslie Fandrich Lights and Letters Heart
Terrible Twos: The Challenge of an Intensely Independent, Yet Clingy Child Leslie Fandrich Lights and Letters Parenting
The First Day of Kindergarten Leslie Fandrich Lights and Letters Parenting
Pochuck Boardwalk on The Appalachian Trail Leslie Fandrich Lights and Letters Visuals
At the Lake and a Big Pile of Sand Leslie Fandrich Lights and Letters Visuals
Jumping and Running at the Great Sand Hills in Canada Leslie Fandrich Lights and Letters Visuals
Return to My Great Grandparent's Farm Leslie Fandrich Lights and Letters Visuals
When the Fabulous Unexpected Happens Leslie Fandrich Lights and Letters Identity
A Mother of Boys Leslie Fandrich Lights and Letters Parenting
Sweet Child of Mine Sha Life.Love & Laundry Heart
Who's That Girl Sha Life.Love & Laundry Heart
You-The Stealer Sha Life.Love & Laundry Heart
Friday Funnies: A Play in One Act Diana Mejia Life Well Blended Humor
My Empty Nest Laurie Turner Life Up Close Parenting
Style Tips for Hexagons Anna Lefler Life Just Keeps Getting Weirder Humor
Iroman Part 1 of 3: The Swim Ellen Hunter Gans Life in Reviews Heart
Iroman Part 1 of 3: The Swim Ellen Hunter Gans Life in Reviews Heart
Twilight Life As Wife Life As Wife Parenting
Dropping The Cross Law Momma Liberating Working Moms Parenting
Can't We All Just Get Along? Tracy Liberating Working Moms Parenting
Working Moms Need Sex Too Babe_Chilla Liberating Working Moms Heart
Confessions From An Unorganized Working Mom Alicia Liberating Working Moms Parenting
Conflicted About All The Time Tracy Liberating Working Moms Heart
Working Mom: Guilt Hoarder Tracy Liberating Working Moms Heart
What do you wish to reclaim? Cindi Summerlin Letting the Words Escape Identity