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.

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

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 Namesort icon Blog Name (if applicable, N/A if not) Category
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
I Love My Autistic Son (Even Though I Hate Autism) A Very Strange Bird www.verystrangebird.com Parenting
Polaroid Moments A Very Strange Bird Very Strange Bird Parenting
Polaroid Moments A Very Strange Bird Very Strange Bird Parenting
Polaroid Moments A Very Strange Bird Very Strange Bird Heart
Why my belly-button is now a cup holder... Abbie, All that makes you... All that makes you... Parenting
Happy Birth Day Abby Diaz What's Left Over Heart
Clueless About Kindness Abby Diaz What's Left Over Parenting
To Don't List Abby Diaz What's Left Over Parenting
Fast Break Abby Diaz What's Left Over Humor
I Smell Trouble, Part Dos Abby Diaz What's Left Over Humor
I Can't Stand Your Ground Abby Diaz What's Left Over Op/Ed
My Mother's Body Ado The Momalog Heart
In the Beginning Adrienne Jones No Points for Style Parenting
Retirement Plan: Prison Aging Gal Aging and Other Inconveniences Humor
The Rose akbutler Try Defying Gravity Identity
What we can do with our words. Alena Chandler Charmingly Chandler Heart
Privileged Alena Chandler Charmingly Chandler Heart
Graceful Loneliness Alena Chandler Charmingly Chandler Heart
Cancer, Red Balloons and Beauty in the Details Alexandra Alexandra Wrote Visuals
Intro-Net Glitter and All Redux Alexandra Alexandra Wrote Identity
Religion, Poilitics and Blogging, Oh My! Alexandra Alexandra Wrote Op/Ed
When Blogging Has Gone Too Far Alexandra Rosas Good Day, Regular People Humor
When Blogging Has Gone Too Far Alexandra Rosas Good Day, Regular People Humor
Don't Let A Lack of Talent Hold You Back Alexandra Rosas Good Day, Regular People Identity
One Thousand Cranes Alexandra Rosas Good Day, Regular People Parenting
To The Group of Horrified Teens Sitting Next To Me at the 10 PM Showing of Crazy Stupid Love: I am S Alexandra Rosas Good Day, Regular People Humor
My Son's Wings Alexandria I Don't Blog, But if I Did Heart
On NOT Performing Chris Brown. It's Not Just a Song Ali Martell Cheaper Than Therapy Parenting
Confessions From An Unorganized Working Mom Alicia Liberating Working Moms Parenting
Intuition Alicia Fish We Are Women Project Parenting
Well, things fell apart Alicia Paulson Pozie Gets Cozy Heart
Jesus is a Biscuit Alison Paul The Cluck and Strut Humor
Ma'am, I Am Alison Paul The Cluck and Strut Identity
There's No Me in Baking Alison Paul The Cluck and Strut Humor
The PTA and the Fonz Alison Paul The Cluck and Strut Humor
And Then My Son Lost His Toenail Alison Paul The Cluck and Strut Humor
Is That The Best You've Got?! Alison Paul The Cluck and Strut Humor
Big Salads Alison Paul The Cluck and Strut Heart
Shortcuts Alison Paul The Cluck and Strut Heart
The Mirror Has Three Faces Alison Paul The Cluck and Strut Humor
A Dogs Pain: Lia's Journey Allie Noble Dog Pain: Lia's Journey Heart
Craigslist is the New Therapy Allison Light darthblonde Heart
Day 8: The Vampire Diaries Allison Light darthblonde Parenting
My Twelve Days of Christmas Allison Light darthblonde Humor
The Odyssey Allison Light darthblonde Heart
Day 15: I'm Like Zuzu Allison Light darthblonde Heart
The World's Largest Reality Check Allison Light darthblonde Humor
Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies Allison Sullivan Feeding My Temple Visuals
On Life's Hardest Lesson Allison Zapata Me and Mine Heart
If Indie Bands Covered Disney Songs Almie rose Apocalypstick's Apocalist on Hello Giggles Humor
My Mother Was a Mail-Order Bride Aloysa My Broken Coin Identity
We were special Amanda Last Mom On Earth Heart
Born in a trailer park Amanda Last Mom On Earth Heart
I remember The March for Life Amanda Last Mom On Earth Op/Ed
She'll leave before we are ready Amanda Last Mom On Earth Heart
The baby who changed everything. Amanda Last Mom On Earth Parenting
I tell my girls I am beautiful, every day Amanda Last Mom On Earth Heart
I tell my girls I am beautiful, every day Amanda Last Mom On Earth Parenting
It's 2012 And Some People are Still A-Holes amanda parenting BY dummies Heart
I made it out alive Amanda K the daily sweatpants Humor
One of my dark secrets Amanda King Last Mom on Earth Heart
Pubes, bleach and chicken sh*t. Pretty much your normal Wednesday afternoon. Amanda Marie Penelope Westmont Mandajuice Humor
Thanks Mum. Amanda Marley-Clarke Discovery Village: Serendipity Humor
Thanks Mum. Amanda Marley-Clarke Discovery Village: Serendipity Heart
Gardening Amanda Marley-Clarke Discovery Village: Serendipity Parenting
Welcome to the Clubhouse! Amanda Marley-Clarke Discovery Village: Serendipity Parenting
♪Here Comes The Sun...Doo doo doo doo ♪♪ Amanda Regas Fond of the Silliness Heart
More Than A Blow Dry Amanda W. McClelland Four Against Two Parenting
Pink Amber Mae Amber May Be... Humor
And So She Danced. Amber Page Amber Page Writes Heart
Pinpricks Amber Page Amber Page Writes Parenting
My Life: As Told By My Closet Amber Page Amber Page Writes Identity
Am I Bad Enough? Amber Strocel Strocel.com Identity
When Your 7 Year Old Son Announces, "I'm Gay" Amelia Amelia at the Huffington Post Parenting
The Shame of Addiction Amelia Zatik Sawyer Chef's Widow Parenting
Flutter By Amy Boughner Keep Your Head Up Heart
The truth of the matter Amy Boughner Keep Your Head Up Identity
Trying To Create The Perfect Woman Amy Bradley-Hole Freaky Perfect Heart
Trying To Create The Perfect Woman Amy Bradley-Hole Freaky Perfect Heart
Turning 2011 Into A Happy Ending Amy Heinz Using Our Words Heart
Boys Will Be Men Amy Heinz Using Our Words Parenting
I'm Alive Amy Heinz Using Our Words Heart
The Risk of Not Breastfeeding Amy Heinz Using Our Words Parenting
Superman's Heroes Amy Heinz Using Our Words Heart
Why Am I Invisible - A Response Amy Lupold Bair Resourceful Mommy Heart
Thank You For Rejecting Me Amy Parmenter The ParmFarm Identity
How a conservative Catholic school saved my teen from public education Amy Phillips Washington TImes Communities Parenting
What's Your Number? Amy Phillips Accidental Musings Identity
Kissing a Boy Amy Whitley The Never-True Tales Identity
Bathing Amy Whitley The Never True Tales Heart
All I Want for Christmas is Stuff I Have Neglected to Mention to My Mother Until Now Amy Wilson When DId I Get Like This Humor
Please stop saying that motherhood is "the hardest job in the world" Amy Wilson When Did I Get Like This? Parenting
T-Rex, Story Time, and Our First Real Talk about the Birth Mom Amy Worley Honest Conversations Heart
Meeting My Sons' Birthmother For the Third Time Amy Worley Honest Conversations Heart
A Love Story Amy Worley Honest Conversations Heart
Coming Home to Myself Ananda Leeke Author Ananda Leeke Heart
Damage Control Andrea About 100% Parenting