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) Categorysort icon
Testing the Boundaries~What's a Parent to Do? L.R.Knost Little Hearts/Gentle Parenting Resources Parenting
My Misdiagnosed Miscarriage Story Charise Rohm Nulsen I Thought I Knew Mama Parenting
A Poem from the Middle of the Night with Baby Charise Rohm Nulsen I Thought I Knew Mama Parenting
Whoever took my daughter, please bring her back Debi Pfitzenmaier SA Busy Kids Parenting
Whoever took my daughter, please bring her back Debi Pfitzenmaier SA Busy Kids Parenting
Blog Dangerous with Love Liz Henry The Six Year Itch Parenting
Pinpricks Amber Page Amber Page Writes Parenting
Can We Have a Pet? Stacey Gill Stacey Gill Ink Parenting
Gaming the System Stacey Gill Stacey Gill Ink Parenting
Do You Lie to Your Kids? Stacey Gill Stacey Gill Ink Parenting
What Would You Do for Your Child? Stacey Gill Stacey Gill Ink Parenting
My Child Would Never Do That Shell Roush Things I Can't Say Parenting
My Precious Love, I am Sorry. Jennifer Andersen Our Muddy Boots Parenting
Bed Head or Africa: A Letter for My Daughter Jennifer Andersen Our Muddy Boots Parenting
You're Doin OK Mom Andrea Updyke Lil-Kid-Things Parenting
Mommy Misadventure: Tiny Dancer Carrie H Making Lemonade Parenting
How do you explain the insanity like the Trayvon Martin Shooting to your Kids when they look like him? Heather Greenwood Davis www.embracethechaos.com Parenting
Adoption Robin Gorman Newman Motherhood Later...Than Sooner Parenting
Mommy Guilt: Working Mommy! Purnima Ramakrishnan The Alchemist's Blog Parenting
Hurry Up, Sweetie Outlaw Mama Outlaw Mama Parenting
How My Son Turned a Swastika into a Sign of Peace Barbara Becker BeyondSiri Parenting
Throwing him in the deep end Frances frost just piddlin' Parenting
Throwing him in the deep end Frances frost just piddlin' Parenting
Try-outs: Are you a good enough parent? Frances Frost just piddlin' Parenting
She's My Sister Zoey Martin Good Googs Parenting
Parenting a Toddler {20 reasons why Toddlers Rock} Angela v Angela van Tijn Parenting
Parenting a Toddler {20 reasons why Toddlers Rock} Angela v OneSmileyMonkey Parenting
Why my belly-button is now a cup holder... Abbie, All that makes you... All that makes you... Parenting
A Public Service Announcement, Of Sorts. Katherine Grass Stains Parenting
Dad Forgets Baby In Parking Lot, I Don't Judge Jill Krause Baby Rabies Parenting
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
The Storybooks Got It Wrong Kimberly S. Sperk* Parenting
Who needs a doorknob and some string... XLMIC Taking It On Parenting
The Mistaken Generosity of the Tooth Fairy XLMIC Taking It On Parenting
A Mother's Favorite Images...and letter to an expectant mom XLMIC Taking It On Parenting
"What's Inside a Disposable Diaper" Kelly Wels kellywels.com Parenting
Down Undie Kristen McClusky motherload: diary of a modern day housewife superhero Parenting
All Hail to Principal Kate Kristen McClusky motherload: diary of a modern day housewife superhero Parenting
You Know You're a Mother When You Need to Count to 300 Tracy Morrison Sellabit Mum Parenting
One Touch Ellie DeLano SingleMomtism Parenting
Good Days, Bad Days Rachel J. Panoramic Playground Parenting
Perennial Parenting Wisdom in the Secret Garden Andrea Fox MOM-enclature Parenting
Reserve Your Mom Judgment kikimojo I Still Hate Pickles Parenting
Lois and Michael on Becoming Empty Nesters Lois Alter Mark StyleSubstanceSoul Parenting
The Answer Shannon But I Do Have a Law Degree Parenting
Welcome to the Jungle Julie Burns In the Middle Parenting
Welcome to the Jungle Julie Burns In the Middle Parenting
In The Silence - A Look at Logan, His Siezures, and a bit of Thread Katrina Moody Kat's Cafe Parenting
On The Road Of Special Needs Parenting Ellen Seidman Love That Max Parenting
Name Change Lilly feelLOVDeveryday Parenting
Rewind. Do-Over. Second Chance. Lilly feelLOVDeveryday Parenting
Adventures in Babysitting JulieSue Goldwasser Obsessed with poop...and other sh*t Parenting
And Then We Had Hamburgers Didactic Pirate DadCentric Parenting
A Different Sort of Marathon Varda Steinhardt The Squashed Bologna: a slice of life in the sandwich generation Parenting
What remains possible Varda Steinhardt The Squashed Bologna: a slice of life in the sandwich generation Parenting
Planets Varda Steinhardt The Squashed Bologna: a slice of life in the sandwich generation Parenting
Apples Renee Ronika Klug Quiet Anthem Parenting
To The Memory Of A Suitcase, Wherever It May Be Miscellaneous Mum Miscellaneous Mum - Trying to find the objective correlative, everyday Parenting
How a conservative Catholic school saved my teen from public education Amy Phillips Washington TImes Communities Parenting
dear moms with littles Rachel Martin finding joy Parenting
Scoliosis Cast Removal Heidi Ferrer Girl to Mom Parenting
Bex's Last Cast- Woot Woot! Heidi Ferrer Girl to Mom Parenting
Prayer For a Son Heidi Ferrer Girl to Mom Parenting
Happy Easter—Post-Mommy Blog Vol: #1 Issue: #4 Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Parenting
Post-Mommy Blog Vol: 1 Issue #3 Mommy is the first Valentine Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Parenting
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
Post-Mommy-Blog: Vol #1 Issue #1 Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Parenting
Mirror Mirror Rachel Noble Mummy Muddles Parenting
Raising Boys Not To Be Total Jerks Jennifer Prestholdt The Human Rights Warrior Parenting
Grief and the Glass Butterfly Jenny Feldon Karma (continued...) Parenting
You Want a Real Mommy War? Ashley Taylor The Dose of Reality Parenting
The NEW Deal or...Where oh Where has my Little Boy gone...? Lesli DeVito My Old Country House Parenting
when hearts go walking Darcie Maranich Such The Spot Parenting
Diet Plan for Moms of Wee Ones Liza Wyles Mama Jabber Parenting
Bedtime Gone Bad Dead Cow Girl Dead Cow Girl Parenting
Bedtime Gone Bad Dead Cow Girl Dead Cow Girl Parenting
Empty Nest Syndrom: Who, Me? Lara DiPaola Chicken Nuggets of Wisdom Parenting
Empty Nest Syndrome: Who, Me? Lara DiPaola Chicken Nuggets of Wisdom Parenting
Spanking. It's not just for perverts any more! Dead Cow Girl Dead Cow Girl Parenting
In the Beginning Adrienne Jones No Points for Style Parenting
Mommy Meltdown - Grocery Shopping Edition Stacey Maisch From Grind to Whine Parenting
Day 8: The Vampire Diaries Allison Light darthblonde Parenting
How To Calm Your Monkey Mind The Zen Mama The Zen Mama's Blog Parenting
Parenting Is A Learning Experience moeturner We Are Family Parenting
Mothers of America, So Nice To Meet You Jennifer Gilbart www.take2mommy.com Parenting
she is two. hear her roar. Jennifer Linney bug and the sweet banana Parenting
What to Worry About? The Food They Eat, Their Relationship with Food or Your Own Motivations? Christine Pittman Cook the Story Parenting
Should Salons Have Child-Free Policies? Christine Pittman Cook the Story (but this post appeared solely on BlogHer) Parenting
Please stop saying that motherhood is "the hardest job in the world" Amy Wilson When Did I Get Like This? Parenting
Does Not Share Well With Others Connie Lissner isuckasaparent.com Parenting
Thoughts on Divorce and Custody Visits Kate Hayes Adventures in Parenting Parenting
Why My Children's Goldfish Scares Me Christene Confessions From The Crib Parenting
There is Something About Elmo... Christene Confessions From The Crib Parenting
Kudos to Breastfeeding Moms Christene Confessions From The Crib Parenting
Child Car Seat Confession Christene Confessions From The Crib Parenting
What Type of TV is Bad for Kids? Christene Confessions From The Crib Parenting
4 Common Myths About Inducing Labor Christene Confessions From The Crib Parenting
Don't Drink Coffee While Pregnant Christene Confessions From The Crib Parenting