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
Mommy Is Not Your Servant. Rachel Callahan Grasping for Objectivity Parenting
Can't Buy Me Love Rachel Callahan Grasping for Objectivity Humor
Yard Bunny Rachel Callahan Grasping for Objectivity Heart
Detox. Rachel Callahan Grasping for Objectivity Heart
Unlabeled. Rachel Callahan Grasping for Objectivity Op/Ed
Noah, in Memes. Rachel Callahan Grasping for Objectivity Visuals
Dating, Crushes, and Overcoming Shyness Rachael O'Bryan Rachael's New York Heart
I came to win ... Rachael O'Bryan Rachael's New York Identity
A Note About Friendship ... Rachael O'Bryan Rachael's New York Heart
Lessons Learned ... Rachael O'Bryan Rachael's New York Identity
The Complicated Split That Comes from an Unwillingness to Sacrifice Queerie Bradshaw Queerie Bradshaw Identity
Happy Anniversary Heartache Queerie Bradshaw Queerie Bradshaw Heart
You Didn't Thank Me For Punching You In The Face QueenoftheCouch Views from the Couch Parenting
Mommy Guilt: Working Mommy! Purnima Ramakrishnan The Alchemist's Blog Parenting
Motherhood and being Cultured! Purnima Ramakrishnan The Alchemist's Blog 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
Boy With The Handlebar Mustache Pilar Clark Babble Kids Parenting
Where's The Tardis? Pilar Clark Babble Kids Heart
Two Lesbians Had A Kid And (Gasp!) Nobody Died Pilar Clark Babble Kids Op/Ed
Do Prettier Moms Get More Playdates? Pilar Clark Babble Kids Parenting
Holy Repeat Babymakers, Batman! Pilar Clark Babble Kids Humor
Too Old To Twilight? Pilar Clark Babble Kids Humor
Crazy Stupid Lovely Boys Pilar Clark Babble Kids Parenting
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
Playground politics and angry parents Peta-Jo Peta-Jo Parenting
Cover girl crisis Peta-Jo Peta-Jo Heart
Ode to my puppy Peta-Jo Peta-Jo Heart
That Damn Concrete Sack! Peach Prenni peachprenni.blogspot.com Heart
Self loathing and chocolate Pauline Campos aspiring mama Heart
When Sky Is Green paula schuck thriftymommastips Heart
A Confused Dad's Reflections On His Daughter Going To College Paul Reyes-Fournier CoupleDumb.com Heart
Behind the Disease and Drugs Patty Aizaga A Day in My NYC Heart
6 things that differentiate a Boomer from a Senior Patricia Patton Boomerwizdom Heart
How to Get a Man to Have Sex with you During "Pawn Stars" Pat Dunnigan Suburban Kamikaze Humor
Mommy's Customer Service Center and Wine Bar Pat Dunnigan Suburban Kamikaze Humor
200 pounds in a bikini Pam Desmond Pam-a-rama ding dong Identity
It begins Pam Desmond Pam-a-rama ding dong Parenting
Hurry Up, Sweetie Outlaw Mama Outlaw Mama Parenting
Breastfeeding: At the Crossroads Outlaw Mama Outlaw Mama Heart
Golden Olden Days Outlaw Mama Outlaw Mama Heart
Bullying: The Dad's effect Olfa Turki OurFamilyWorld Parenting
It is never "just hair"... Nicole McLean My Fabulous Boobies! Heart
Weighty Impressions Nicole Bullock Beauty and the Bypass Heart
never-had-a-baby-body nellie @ the third boob the third boob...and other adventures in mommyhood Humor
The Poet at the Genius Bar Neil Kramer Citizen of the Month Humor
Steve Jobs, My Father, and Yom Kippur Neil Kramer Citizen of the Month Heart
Nothing to Say Neil Kramer Citizen of the Month Humor
A Celebration of You Natalie My Crazy Busy Life Parenting
Life in Suburbia: Don't Forget to Look Up Nancy Wurtzel Dating Dementia Humor
F is for Feminism, and It Is Not an "F Word" Nancy Hill Reason Creek Identity
Midlife Mixtape Manifesto Nancy Davis Kho Midlife Mixtape Identity
Love's Letters Lost Nancy Davis Kho Midlife Mixtape Heart
Pulitzer Winner is an Illegal Alien - My thoughts Myne Whitman Romance Meets Life Op/Ed
Romance on a Road Trip - Salt Lake City, Utah Myne Whitman Romance Meets Life Visuals
Is feminism really un-African? MsAfropolitan MsAfropolitan.com Op/Ed
Sip and Tell Mrs Sabbatical Mrs Sabbatical Heart
Whose Country Is This? An Open Letter to My President Morgan Shanahan The818.com Heart
Ding Dong Morgan Shanahan The818.com Identity
Park Etiquette and Picking Up Mom Friends Morgan Shanahan The818.com Parenting
A Birthday With Nothing To Celebrate Momma Maven Momma Maven in the Making Heart
The Blogher Breakdown Molly Shalz A Day in Mollywood Heart
What makes Me Unique? moeturner My Functional Family Identity
Parenting Is A Learning Experience moeturner We Are Family Parenting
I deserve better than to be judged: On breastfeeding vs. formula Misty Mathews The Family Math Heart
More than a championship: What this means for us Misty Mathews The Family Math Heart
Loss, PPD and the holidays Misty Mathews The Family Math Heart
Half a year, and the memories live on Misty Mathews The Family Math Heart
Miss Lori thinks she is beautiful and this time she is not bluffing Miss Lori www.MissLori.TV Identity
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
Mad As A Hatter (The Daily Dose) Misha 365 Trees Please Visuals
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
Unbreakable Michelle Magoffin a.k.a. Peeved Michelle Opinions for Nothing Identity
Grandma Michelle Longo The Journey Heart
Grandma Michelle Longo The Journey Heart
Selective Memory and Why I Don't Write More. Michelle Longo The Journey Parenting
Convincing Myself. Michelle Longo The Journey Identity
Quit being a jerk to yourself. Michelle Albright-Peters So Wonderful, So Marvelous Humor
Quit being a jerk to yourself. Michelle Albright-Peters So Wonderful, So Marvelous Identity
The inadequate $20 bill and a recipe: oatmeal double chip cookies merry jennifer markham the merry gourmet Heart
The Lesson I Never Thought I'd Have to Teach My Son Melissa Wells Suburban Scrawl Parenting
Speaking out on Domestic Violence – Yes, I was abused! Melissa Garcia ConsumerQueen.com Op/Ed
It's Just a Proof Melissa Culbertson http://www.adventuroo.com Heart
The Time I Went All Mama Bear on a Redneck at a Gas Station Melissa Culbertson http://www.adventuroo.com Parenting
My dad’s death has bestowed me with an unexpected gift; clarity Melissa Chapman Married my sugar daddy Heart
Walking the thin line of life Melissa Brodsky Rock and Drool Heart
Walking the thin line of life Melissa Brodsky Rock and Drool Heart
Mermaids and Whales: We Share The Oceans Melissa Brodsky Rock and Drool Heart
Mermaids and Whales: We Share The Oceans Melissa Brodsky Rock and Drool Heart
Twas the night before school starts Melissa Brodsky Rock and Drool Humor
Twas the night before school starts Melissa Brodsky Rock and Drool Humor