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
Marlo & Me—Act I Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Identity
Marlo & Me—Prologue Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Identity
Marriage (Things I Hope for my Son) Kristin Mondays with Mac Op/Ed
Marriage - Come Rain or Come Shine Sharon Greenthal Empty House, Full Mind Heart
Marriage and Keeping Score Cristie Ritz King The Right Hand Mom Heart
Marriage Status is Irrelevant Mandy Walker Since My Divorce Op/Ed
Marta Marta Lost and Forgotten Heart
Marvel Carol Greet Red Dirt In My Soul Parenting
Maryl and Caryl wonder: Why Can't We Get Anything Done? Mary Lou Floyd & Carrie Tuhy Second Lives Club Identity
Maryl asks: Do you really "like" us? Mary Lou Floyd Second Lives Club Identity
Maryl believes: In Stella McCartney’s Miracle Dress Mary Lou Floyd Second Lives Club Identity
Maryl supports: The Occupy Wall Street protests Mary Lou Floyd Second Lives Club Identity
Maryl wishes: Happy Birthday to Eileen Mary Lou Floyd Second Lives Club Identity
Maryl writes: Reserving your mind for later on Mary Lou Floyd Second Lives Club Identity
Maryl writes: Take Your Work Outside Mary Lou Floyd Second Lives Club Identity
Massive Recall of 2011 Version of Babies The Feminist Breeder The Feminist Breeder Humor
May you live in interesting {pornographic} times Grace Biskie Gabbing with Grace Heart
McDonald's Robs Toddlers Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Humor
Meeting My Sons' Birthmother For the Third Time Amy Worley Honest Conversations Heart
Menopause, an Orgasm, and a Bowl of Spicy Chili HomeRearedChef San Jose Food Examiner Humor
Menopause, shmenopause...... Carol Rood Two Demented Dames Humor
Mental Illness: There but for the grace of God, go I Jennifer Watson In the present moment... Heart
merci 畢老師 b.e. Op/Ed
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
Michele Bachmann and the Case for Better Women in Politics Danielle Elwood Danielle Elwood Dot Com Op/Ed
Midlife Mixtape Manifesto Nancy Davis Kho Midlife Mixtape Identity
Midnight Mothering Sara Lind Moments of Exhilaration Parenting
might as well Jennifer Linney bug and the sweet banana Op/Ed
Mind Muck Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Heart
Ministrations Vikki Reich Up Popped A Fox Identity
Ministrations Vikki uppoppedafox.com Identity
Mirror Mirror Rachel Noble Mummy Muddles Parenting
Mirror, Mirros. I'm Looking But I Don't Know Who I See Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Parenting
Miscarriage Lady Jennie A Lady In France Heart
Miscarriage, Abortion, Birth Control, and Rush Limbaugh ginabad Mom-Blog Op/Ed
Misguided Ads: City MRI Centre Jodee Rose I'd Like Cheese on My Entire Family! aka da Cheeseblarg Humor
Miss Lori is waiting to exhale at the hospital with her daughter Miss Lori MissLori.TV Parenting
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 thinks she is beautiful and this time she is not bluffing Miss Lori www.MissLori.TV Identity
Missing The Mommy Gene Gina Reed www.verystrangebird.com Parenting
Mitt Romney's Debate Conduct Makes Me Feel Icky Red Dirt Kelly The Red Dirt Chronicles Op/Ed
Mom of the F-ing Year Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Parenting
Mommy Guilt: Working Mommy! Purnima Ramakrishnan The Alchemist's Blog Parenting
Mommy Is Not Your Servant. Rachel Callahan Grasping for Objectivity Parenting
Mommy Meltdown - Grocery Shopping Edition Stacey Maisch From Grind to Whine Parenting
Mommy Misadventure: Tiny Dancer Carrie H Making Lemonade Parenting
Mommy's Customer Service Center and Wine Bar Pat Dunnigan Suburban Kamikaze Humor
Mommy's Got a Face Too, Y'know! dvorakoelling Mooshkatoo Parenting
Moms do you Have a Love Hate Relationship With Cooking? Jillian Lauren TODAY Moms Parenting
Moms, Take Off Your Armor Jill Baby Rabies Heart
Monday Dare: Check yourself before you wreck yourself Elizabeth Jayne Liu Flourish in Progress Humor
Monday Dare: This urge overtakes everyone, yes? Elizabeth Jayne Liu Flourish in Progress Humor
Monday Morning Flow Chart Ann Imig Ann's Rants Humor
Monday Movie - "The View" Carol Greet Red Dirt In My Soul Visuals
Month Without Mirrors Autumn Whitefield-Madrano The Beheld Identity
more milkshakes the grumbles grumbles and grunts Humor
More Than A Blow Dry Amanda W. McClelland Four Against Two Parenting
More than a championship: What this means for us Misty Mathews The Family Math Heart
Mornings From Hell Happen To Everyone Emma Waverman Embrace the Chaos Parenting
Mother Earth to Oriental Trading Company: Don't Try to Friend Me on Facebook Anna Sandler Random Handprints Op/Ed
Mother Land Africa. {Eden in Niger} Claire Chadwick Scissors Paper Rock Identity
Mother Nature Hates Black People and Daffodils Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Humor
Mother's Day Robin Elton Simple Green Organic Happy Identity
Motherhood and being Cultured! Purnima Ramakrishnan The Alchemist's Blog Heart
Motherhood Ate My Brain Kathy Radigan My dishwasher's possessed! Humor
Motherhood Is Noise Sarah Dille Toddler Summer Parenting
Motherhood is not the most important job Liz Hello Ladies Op/Ed
MotherHOOD. JC Little The Animated Woman Parenting
Motherhood: An Empty Nest KiKi Walter Flibbertigibbet Parenting
Mothers of America, So Nice To Meet You Jennifer Gilbart www.take2mommy.com Parenting
Mothers Who Bully Online Danielle Elwood Danielle Elwood Dot Com Parenting
Mustache Love Redux: Continued Growth Sara Santiago sarasantiago.com Identity
My 13 Year Old Self's Dream Shannon McKarney zchamu dot com Heart
My America, My History, Because I Said So Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Op/Ed
My Baby Eats Dog Food?!!! Melanie Jean Juneau The Joy Of The Mothering Heart
My Blog and Me Jackie J. Woman of a Certain Age Identity
my blog thesis Summer Le Musings of Moi Heart
my blog thesis Summer Le Musings of Moi Identity
My Blog, My Story Zoey Martin Good Googs Heart
My Break From BlogHer Rachel Callahan Grasping for Objectivity Humor
My Career Switch from Marketing to SAHM to Yoga Teacher cheryllynnyoga Reinvent Yourself Identity
My Child Would Never Do That Shell Roush Things I Can't Say Parenting
My Childhood Dream: To Be a Male Nurse Lindsay LaVine Ehilarity Identity
My children need me to be their friend Suchada Eickemeyer Mama Eve Parenting
My Conversation With Twana Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Humor
My crazy. Have a peek. Redundant Mother Rants of a Redunant Mother. Heart
My dad’s death has bestowed me with an unexpected gift; clarity Melissa Chapman Married my sugar daddy Heart
My Daughter, the Horribly, Disturbingly, Messy, Incredible Artist Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Parenting
My Day as a Stay At Home Mom...Fail Cheree Aspelin Maternity Leave Coach Identity
My dinner with insanity Susan Goldberg Mama non Grata Humor
My Empty Nest Laurie Turner Life Up Close Parenting
My Eyeliner is so Arrogant Shari Simpson Dusty Earth Mother Humor
My father's gift Angie Kinghorn Angie Kinghorn Heart
My First Post Jackie J. Woman of a Certain Age Humor
My Glass Is Half Full Wendy Bradford Mama One to Three Parenting
My Handbag, Myself Lois Alter Mark StyleSubstanceSoul Humor
My Happiness. My Responsibility. Lilly feelLOVDeveryday Heart
My Home is Clean and I'm A Good Mom. That Might Be A Shocker Diana Stone Hormonal Imbalances Parenting