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.

Titlesort icon Content Creator Name Blog Name (if applicable, N/A if not) Category
The Wheels on the Bus Are Flat: The Top 10 Most Annoying Children Samantha Kemp-Jackson Multiple Mayhem Mamma Humor
The Whisper of Hay Dust Carol Greet Red Dirt In My Soul Visuals
The Winter Break Rachel Yates Defining Moves Humor
The World's Largest Reality Check Allison Light darthblonde Humor
The Writing Teachers Lament Cristie Ritz King The Right Hand Mom Op/Ed
The Year I Spent In A Room Not Complaining Claire Bye Bye Bella Flora Heart
The Year I Spent In A Room Not Complaining Claire Bye Bye Bella Flora Heart
The year I stopped chasing skinny JL Fields Stop Chasing Skinny Visuals
Them Jennifer Andersen Our Muddy Boots Op/Ed
There Is No Best Way Kristen Levithan Motherese Parenting
There is Something About Elmo... Christene Confessions From The Crib Parenting
There's already poop in the toilet, and other indignities of raising kids Julie Kennon Mama Drama Humor
There's Apple Juice in Heaven Lisa Arch Flawless Mom Parenting
There's No Me in Baking Alison Paul The Cluck and Strut Humor
These Hard Times Angella Dykstra Dutch Blitz Heart
These Wounds aren't mine! Kristle Helmuth Forget The Dog Not The Baby! Heart
These Wounds aren't mine! Kristle Helmuth Forget The Dog Not The Baby! Heart
they are the lantern and you are the light the grumbles grumbles and grunts Heart
They Shoot Poor People, Don't They? KeAnne Family Building with a Twist Op/Ed
Thigh Cancer Lauren Rockwell After Five Years Humor
Things You Probably Never Wanted to Know Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Identity
Thinking Different: The Real Legacy of Steve Jobs Rebecca Levey Beccarama.com Op/Ed
Third Time's a Charm Jillian Lauren Jillian Lauren Parenting
This is About Life Emily Sandford Skinny Emmie Identity
this is all a very funny joke the grumbles grumbles and grunts Parenting
This is Prematurity Tricia Stream Stream of the Conscious Visuals
This Is Sleep Jeopard Emily Guy Birken The SAHMnambulist Humor
This Little Piggie Went To Market After A Whole Lot Of Controversy. Pilar Clark One Mom Media Op/Ed
This Needs To Be Discussed: Children's Shoes Jill Baby Rabies Humor
This one may kill me. Nice knowing you. Elizabeth Jayne Liu Flourish in Progress Humor
This Time Last Year Kristin Mondays with Mac Heart
Those Hands. Danielle Barnsley-Cervo Another Version of Mother Identity
Those Who Do Yoga Ellie DeLano SingleMomtism Humor
Thoughts Stacey Conner Is There Anymommy Out There Parenting
Thoughts on Divorce and Custody Visits Kate Hayes Adventures in Parenting Parenting
through the cracks Darcie Maranich Such The Spot Identity
Through The Screen Door Liz Jostes a belle, a bean, & a chicago dog Heart
Throwing him in the deep end Frances frost just piddlin' Parenting
Throwing him in the deep end Frances frost just piddlin' Parenting
Throwing in the towel on parenthood Katriina The Headspace Blog Heart
Time Jayme Kubo The Little Baby Blog Heart
Time to talk about it: my postpartum depression Chelsey The Paper Mama The Paper Mama Parenting
Time Travelling Rumour Miller The Rumour Mill Heart
To all the women of the Internet Avitable Avitable.com Heart
To Be, Not To Be Maggie Christ Magpie Musing Heart
To Chris at the car dealership, who thought I was racist Susan Goldberg Mama non Grata Op/Ed
To Don't List Abby Diaz What's Left Over Parenting
To Live Kim Trimble Live From the 205 Heart
To marry or not to marry..that is the question Carol Rood Two Demented Dames Identity
To men everywhere, from a woman who's got your number. Donna Freedman Surviving and Thriving Humor
To My Dad - A Daughter's Love Letter Rufina Being Rufina Heart
To My Daughter and Girls Everywhere Liz Henry The Six Year Itch Op/Ed
To Poop Or Not To Poop, That is The Question Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Identity
To the Father of Hannah, Who Posted the FB Note: "To My Parents" Red Dirt Kelly The Red Dirt Chronicles Heart
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
To The Memory Of A Suitcase, Wherever It May Be Miscellaneous Mum Miscellaneous Mum - Trying to find the objective correlative, everyday Parenting
To the person who stole my Taco Bell Gordita Savings Fund Elizabeth Jayne Liu Flourish in Progress Humor
Today Call Me Large Julie C. Gardner By Any Other Name Identity
Today I Banish Shame Sara Hawkins Saving For Someday Heart
Today I'm Using the F*** Word Just So You Know Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Op/Ed
Toeing the motherf**king line Elizabeth Jayne Liu Flourish in Progress Identity
Too Old To Twilight? Pilar Clark Babble Kids Humor
Top Books of 2011 Andrea Peskind Katz Great Thoughts Heart
Top Books of 2011 Andrea Peskind Katz Great Thoughts Heart
Tradition. Marta Lost and Forgotten Heart
Traditions Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Humor
Traditions Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Humor
Traitorous Vipers and Daughters Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Parenting
Trash the Dress Rumour Miller The Rumour Mill Visuals
Travel Don'ts Kristen McClusky motherload: diary of a modern day housewife superhero Humor
Trichotillomaniac (or That One Time I Pulled Out All My Eyelashes) Mandy Boles The Well-Read Wife Heart
Trichotillomaniac (or That One Time I Pulled Out All My Eyelashes) Mandy Boles The Well-Read Wife Humor
Tried and Trusted Ways to Lose Your Security Deposit - Kids and Puppies Rachel Yates Defining Moves Humor
True Story Kristine Cook Wait in the Van Humor
Truths Carly Findlayt Tune into Radio Carly Identity
Try-outs: Are you a good enough parent? Frances Frost just piddlin' Parenting
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
Turning Forty: A Woman in Decades Marina DelVecchio Marinagraphy: Empowering Girls and Women Identity
Twas the night before school starts Melissa Brodsky Rock and Drool Humor
Twas the night before school starts Melissa Brodsky Rock and Drool Humor
Twilight Life As Wife Life As Wife Parenting
Twilight, Dawn, Twilight, Dawn. No This is Why I Hate Twilight Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Op/Ed
Two Balloons. Going Up. Ashley Lauren Small Strokes Fell Big Oaks Heart
Two Denny’s waitresses and I walk into a strip club … Avitable Avitable.com Humor
Two Lesbians Had A Kid And (Gasp!) Nobody Died Pilar Clark Babble Kids Op/Ed
Ummmmm Maybe Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Humor
Ummmmm Maybe Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Parenting
Ummmmm Maybe Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Visuals
Unbreakable Michelle Magoffin a.k.a. Peeved Michelle Opinions for Nothing Identity
Understanding Relapse Courtney Rundell BeePea Heart
unearthing homeland rebekah dickinson a sculptured life Identity
Unexpected Lessons Kathy Radigan My dishwasher's possessed! Heart
Unlabeled. Rachel Callahan Grasping for Objectivity Op/Ed
Untouched Carly Findlay Tune into Radio Carly Heart
Up To The Moon And Back TwoBusy DadCentric Parenting
Visiting Rowan Oak Deb Rox Deb on the Rocks Heart
Vloggus Interruptus Lori Dwyer Random Ramblings of a SAHM Visuals
wait a minute stephanie spencer bad mom Parenting