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
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
25 Things I Love About Being Pregnant Christene Confessions From The Crib Parenting
Fake It Til You Make It Christene Confessions From The Crib Parenting
Beauty and Raising Girls Marina DelVecchio Marinagraphy: Empowering Girls and Women Parenting
Forgiven Leane Vandeman Moms Without Blogs Parenting
What I Would Tell My Brand-New-Mom Self Jennifer Andersen Our Muddy Boots Parenting
Is a responsible teenager a myth? Carol Rood Two Demented Dames Parenting
Spring fever, love and heartbreak Carol Rood Two Demented Dames Parenting
Waiting in lines Carol Rood Two Demented Dames Parenting
On NOT Performing Chris Brown. It's Not Just a Song Ali Martell Cheaper Than Therapy Parenting
I am not my son's favorite parent Sondra Santos Drahos Happy Healthy Hip Parenting Parenting
The Monster is Back Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Parenting
OMG, Did you know what you can do with Aluminum? Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Parenting
Oh To Be 19 Scream, Kick the Dashboard and Hug my Mom Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Parenting
Fridays and My Happy Dance Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Parenting
My Daughter, the Horribly, Disturbingly, Messy, Incredible Artist Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Parenting
A Girl, a Boy, and a Pink Flamingo Named Dot Marshall Hook The Four Father Parenting
Hail Mary Rebecca Cuneo Keenan Playground Confidential Parenting
Boy With The Handlebar Mustache Pilar Clark Babble Kids Parenting
Do Prettier Moms Get More Playdates? Pilar Clark Babble Kids Parenting
Crazy Stupid Lovely Boys Pilar Clark Babble Kids Parenting
Parenting At It's Best Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Parenting
The trouble with "exceptional" Wendy Wilson Bella Noise Parenting
Park Etiquette and Picking Up Mom Friends Morgan Shanahan The818.com Parenting
My Kid Can't Spit Kristen McClusky motherload: diary of a modern day housewife superhero Parenting
Damage Control Andrea About 100% Parenting
Why I Cannot Write About Trayvon Martin Gina Carroll Tortured By Teenagers Parenting
My Glass Is Half Full Wendy Bradford Mama One to Three Parenting
Chocolate and the Curse Kate The Radula Parenting
Home Schooling Works For Me. Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Parenting
Suffocated Tara Ziegmont Feels Like Home Parenting
WTF Fuming Foto Friday Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Parenting
Do You Want to Cry? Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Parenting
Traitorous Vipers and Daughters Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Parenting
How Do You Communicate With a Jackass? Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Parenting
Five Tips I Wish I Knew Six Years Ago Jen Lee Reeves Born Just Right Parenting
Clueless About Kindness Abby Diaz What's Left Over Parenting
To Don't List Abby Diaz What's Left Over Parenting
Parenting is Sometimes Hard Cristie Ritzking The Right Hand Mom Parenting
Our family confronts things not pretty Marcy Magiera Bella Noise Parenting
Boys Will Be Men Amy Heinz Using Our Words Parenting
The Risk of Not Breastfeeding Amy Heinz Using Our Words Parenting
The mysteries of the teenage boys brain Fiona Biedermann inspiration2dream Parenting
prior preparation prevents poor performance Jenn Unger mountains and musings Parenting
The Best Advice Kirsty Rice 4 kids, 20 suitcases and a beagle Parenting
Autism Parents – Causes of Sadness and Depression Bronwyn Orsatti A Life Less Typical Parenting
Dear Miss Ella. Claire Chadwick Scissors Paper Rock Parenting
A Hairy Concern The Accidental Housewife The Accidental Housewife Parenting
Blossom Bomb Deb Grinter Bright and Precious Parenting
Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better... Samantha Kemp-Jackson Multiple Mayhem Mamma Parenting
Hardcore Housewife Jessica My Two Pink Lines Parenting
A Wiggly Skinny Mummy challenge Jessica My Two Pink Lines Parenting
Are NYC Parents Crazy? Rebecca Levey Beccarama.com Parenting
Hollow Kristie Tatton Hespera's Garden Parenting
I Do Not Have Everything Under Control Kelly Kailana Mama Parenting
Let Me Explain This One More Time Bonnie Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Parenting
Emma, A Pony and A Xanax Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Parenting
Rocking Chair Ginger Ramble Ramble Parenting
On Putting the Family Last (Warning: Major Rant Ahead) Jenny Wynter Comic Mummy Parenting
When Life Gets Overwhelming, Act Like a Kid Jennifer Barbour another jennifer Parenting
Words and Phrases Moms of Boys Utter on a Regular Basis Jennifer Barbour another jennifer Parenting
The Right Kid for the Right Parent Ginger Winters Ramble Ramble Parenting
Ten Things I Learned From My Mother Carley Barton Findingravity Parenting
The Soliloquy of Motherhood Marta Lost and Forgotten Parenting
Missing The Mommy Gene Gina Reed www.verystrangebird.com Parenting
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
How Much is that Guppy in the Window Kristen McClusky motherload: diary of a modern day housewife superhero Parenting
Parent with your heart Sarah George Dear Baby G Parenting
Always Grateful for the Sound Kristin Mondays with Mac Parenting
Mornings From Hell Happen To Everyone Emma Waverman Embrace the Chaos Parenting
Blood and Anxiety Are All In A Days Work Around Here Emma Waverman Embrace the Chaos Parenting
Skating Lessons Are Painful to Watch Emma Waverman Embrace the Chaos Parenting
We Don't Do Homework in These Parts Emma Waverman Embrace the Chaos Parenting
Schoolyard Smackdown: Fancy Mom vs Yoga Mom Emma Waverman Embrace the Chaos Parenting
What Life Lessons Have Your Learned From Your Kids? Emma Waverman Embrace the Chaos Parenting
Bad Moms Mourn Six Emma Waverman Bad Moms Club Parenting
Postcards from Paris Kristin Mondays with Mac Parenting
The Only Way I Know How The Fat Lemon Fat Lemon Parenting
The Super Skinny Mom Kiera Bringing Up Baby Bird Parenting
Just the Towel, Please Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Parenting
A Modern Day Hero Against Bad Parenting Liz Ference Maybe Baby, Maybe NOT! Parenting
My Uterus. My Business. Have Some Pie. Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Parenting
Gifts, Gadgets, and Grinches Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Parenting
Black Ken Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Parenting
I Don't Know You Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Parenting
Divided in Parenting We Fail Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Parenting
I Did Nothing and I Regret It Still Arnebya Herndon Gimme a Minute Parenting
Ummmmm Maybe Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Parenting