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 Namesort icon Blog Name (if applicable, N/A if not) Category
What My Dogs Would Say If They Could Talk Jennifer Barbour another jennifer Humor
An Open Letter to Socks Jennifer Barbour another jennifer Humor
When Life Gets Overwhelming, Act Like a Kid Jennifer Barbour another jennifer Parenting
Working Mom Guilt: Dealing with Sick Children Jennifer Barbour another jennifer Heart
Words and Phrases Moms of Boys Utter on a Regular Basis Jennifer Barbour another jennifer Parenting
Been Caught Stealin': Today's Mama, Wagon Avenger Jennifer Beck Furber Baby by the Sea Humor
Island Tidings: Tiger Mom Jennifer Beck Furber Baby by the Sea Parenting
New Year's Words Jennifer Beck Furber Baby by the Sea Parenting
Who is the "Real Posh Mom?" Jennifer Buxton Real Posh MOM Identity
A Car Accident Was The Best Valentine's Day Gift Jennifer Desrochers Momma D and Da Boyz Heart
Mothers of America, So Nice To Meet You Jennifer Gilbart www.take2mommy.com Parenting
The Fight Jennifer Knickerbocker Cooperating4Boys Parenting
reclamation: the process of taking back what is rightfully yours Jennifer Linney bug and the sweet banana Op/Ed
might as well Jennifer Linney bug and the sweet banana Op/Ed
oui, oui, paris Jennifer Linney bug and the sweet banana Visuals
she is two. hear her roar. Jennifer Linney bug and the sweet banana Parenting
braviing it Jennifer Linney bug and the sweet banana Heart
it's mine. all mine. Jennifer Linney bug and the sweet banana Humor
it's mine. all mine. Jennifer Linney bug and the sweet banana Humor
crunch crunch shuffle shuffle crunch crunch Jennifer Linney bug and the sweet banana Identity
where polaris and aquarius meet Jennifer Linney bug and the sweet banana Identity
blossoms for bonnets Jennifer Linney bug and the sweet banana Visuals
Raising Boys Not To Be Total Jerks Jennifer Prestholdt The Human Rights Warrior Parenting
An Open Door Jennifer Watson In the present moment... Heart
An Open Door Jennifer Watson In the present moment... Heart
Mental Illness: There but for the grace of God, go I Jennifer Watson In the present moment... Heart
I want to run you over, but it's illegal... Jennifer Watson In the present moment... Humor
She comes home...part 2 Jennifer Watson In the present moment... Heart
She comes home...part 4 Jennifer Watson In the present moment... Heart
She comes home...part 6 Jennifer Watson In the present moment... Heart
She comes home...part 6 Jennifer Watson In the present moment... Heart
My Last Day With Rusty Jennifer Weed Of Heaven and Earth Heart
Go Down, Moses Jennifer Weinberg Kvetch Mom Humor
Raised Around Racism Jennifer Williams Momma Made It Look Easy Heart
The Snow Globe Jenny Feldon Karma (continued...) Parenting
Where I'm From Jenny Feldon Karma (continued...) Identity
Grief and the Glass Butterfly Jenny Feldon Karma (continued...) Parenting
Life Lessons in the Seafood Section Jenny Feldon Karma (continued...) Heart
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
A Tent Outside the City Jenny Ingram Jenny On the Spot Humor
On Putting the Family Last (Warning: Major Rant Ahead) Jenny Wynter Comic Mummy Parenting
Happy Easter—Post-Mommy Blog Vol: #1 Issue: #4 Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Parenting
Love—Roosters! Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Heart
Once Upon a Spindle Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Identity
The Lesson of Release Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Heart
The Lesson of Change Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Heart
Artwork in Progress Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Heart
Post-Mommy Blog Vol: 1 Issue #3 Mommy is the first Valentine Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Parenting
Echo Wisely Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Heart
A Fallen Tree Becomes Re-Purposed Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Identity
A Sweet Dream~Post-Mommy Blog Vol: #1 Issue: #2 Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Parenting
Post-Mommy-Blog: Vol #1 Issue #1 Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Parenting
History Layered Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Identity
Post-Mommy-Blog: Vol #1 Issue #1 Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Parenting
Our Storms Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Heart
A Mother's Day Story Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Heart
A Mother's Day Story Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Parenting
Renewal of Springtime Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Heart
Renewal of Springtime Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Heart
Hardcore Housewife Jessica My Two Pink Lines Parenting
A Wiggly Skinny Mummy challenge Jessica My Two Pink Lines Parenting
In Memory of Heroes Jessica Cohen Look Who Found the Marbles Heart
On Judging Others Jessica Cohen Look Who Found the Marbles Heart
Dear Hypothetical Baby Jessica Severson Don't Mind the Mess Heart
A Musical Life Jessica Watson Four Plus An Angel Heart
What then, when your whole life is scripted as apology? Jett Superior Alphabet Junkie Heart
Pins I Know Better Than To Try Jill Baby Rabies Humor
This Needs To Be Discussed: Children's Shoes Jill Baby Rabies Humor
Moms, Take Off Your Armor Jill Baby Rabies Heart
Dad Forgets Baby In Parking Lot, I Don't Judge Jill Krause Baby Rabies Parenting
My Kid Speaks Chinese Jillian Lauren Jillian Lauren Parenting
The Holiday Card Spiral of Self-Hatred Jillian Lauren Jillian Lauren Humor
All I Want For Christmas is a Less Confused Identity Jillian Lauren Jillian Lauren Humor
Third Time's a Charm Jillian Lauren Jillian Lauren Parenting
Moms do you Have a Love Hate Relationship With Cooking? Jillian Lauren TODAY Moms Parenting
The Art of Bad Parenting Jillian Lauren Fathermucker Parenting
I Was the Perfect Mom...Before I had Kids Jillian Lauren TODAY Moms Parenting
Safe Travels, Jennifer Alicia Grant Jillian Lauren Jillian Lauren Heart
Another birthday would have been nice Jim (Busy Dad) The Busydad blog Heart
"Sarah in Three Acts" Jjiraffe Too Many Fish To Fry Heart
The year I stopped chasing skinny JL Fields Stop Chasing Skinny Visuals
Be MO' Jo Ann Darby The Girlfriend Book Heart
Here to SERVE! Jo Ann Darby The Girlfriend Book Heart
OBEY your HEART! Jo Ann Darby The Girlfriend Book Heart
OBEY your HEART! Jo Ann Darby The Girlfriend Book Heart
Everyones path curves! Jo Ann Darby The Girlfriend Book Heart
Like attracts Like! Jo Ann Darby The Girlfriend Book Identity
Own Your Own Power! Jo Ann Darby The Girlfriend Book Identity
Increase the Quality of your Life! Jo Ann Darby The Girlfriend Book Heart
Increase the Quality of your Life! Jo Ann Darby The Girlfriend Book Heart
Natalie Portman's Motherhood Shout-Out Gets Raves From This Feminist Joanne Bamberger Politics Daily Op/Ed
Debbie Wasserman Schultz: To the New York Times, a Mom Before All Else Joanne Bamberger PunditMom Op/Ed
For Less Weiner, Elect More Women Joanne Bamberger PunditMom Op/Ed
Dear Michele Bachmann, Leave My Daughter's Cervix Out of Your Campaign Joanne Bamberger PunditMom Op/Ed
Not Another Mommy War Joanne Bamberger PunditMom Op/Ed
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