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 Sugarpants Household Parenting Manifesto (Incomplete and Subject to Change) Karen Sugarpants Karen Sugarpants Parenting
The Storyteller and His Magic Sharon Rowley Momof6 Parenting
The Storybooks Got It Wrong Kimberly S. Sperk* Parenting
The story of how I accidentally and shockingly helped save a creek and now no one remembers but me and Amy. Tara Adams Faith in Ambiguity Heart
The State of the Uterus Keiko Zoll The Infertility Voice Op/Ed
The Sprite Fight Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Humor
The Special Thing Called Life Lianna Greetings From Crazyville Farms Heart
The Soundtrack of Loss Marie Cooper Nourish: Living, Laughing, Whining Heart
The Soliloquy of Motherhood Marta Lost and Forgotten Parenting
The Snow Globe Jenny Feldon Karma (continued...) Parenting
The Single Avitalife: Because you totally care about my dating life Avitable Avitable.com Heart
The simplest way to say I love you Suchada Eickemeyer Mama Eve Heart
The Side Dish Solution Christine Pittman Cook the Story Humor
The Shitstorm Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Humor
The Shame of Addiction Amelia Zatik Sawyer Chef's Widow Parenting
The Seventh Grade Girl in Me Lives On Barb Hacker Cleaning Up the Clutter Heart
The Scent of CHildhood Laura Franklin Better in Bulk Parenting
The Rose akbutler Try Defying Gravity Identity
The Risk of Not Breastfeeding Amy Heinz Using Our Words Parenting
The Right Kid for the Right Parent Ginger Winters Ramble Ramble Parenting
The Revenge of R. Kelly Farmer Julie Otsdawa Junction Farm Humor
The Real Life of a Houseboy Dead Cow Girl Dead Cow Girl Humor
The Real Life of a Houseboy Dead Cow Girl Dead Cow Girl Humor
The PTA and the Fonz Alison Paul The Cluck and Strut Humor
The Process if F*cking Hard! Stacy Jill Calvert Adventures in Stacyland Heart
The Price Of Fear, or “Why You Need To Book Your Overdue Mammogram, Today” Victoria Martin Girl Gone Wired Heart
The Power of Play: 4 Ways to Encourage Imaginative Play Megan Brown Freshly-Hatched Parenting
The Pony From Poltergeist Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Humor
The Poet at the Genius Bar Neil Kramer Citizen of the Month Humor
The Pickle Tooth Fairy Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Heart
The Path That Chose Me Rachel Cohen-Rottenberg Journeys with Autism Identity
The Pass, the Pot, and the Cup Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Humor
The OSU Plane Crashes and Taking Back Absolutes Red Dirt Kelly The Red Dirt Chronicles Heart
The Orange Shoes Stacie Haight Connerty The Divine Miss Mommy Parenting
The Oops Baby Fraud Liz Ference Maybe Baby, Maybe NOT! Humor
The Only Way I Know How The Fat Lemon Fat Lemon Parenting
The Only and Ultimate Rich White Girl Problem Tall Curly Biscuit Tall Curly Biscuit and the Annals of Whizdumb Humor
The One with an iPad, a Potty and some Nail Polish Rumour Miller The Rumour Mill Parenting
The One Where I Talk About Fear Rumour Miller The Rumour I'll Heart
The One Where I Talk About Fear Rumour Miller The Rumour Mill Heart
The Odyssey Allison Light darthblonde Heart
The No-Fair Rules of Parenting Rachel Yates Defining Moves Identity
The No Fair Rules of Parenting Rachel Yates Defining Moves Parenting
The Night I Held My First Book Kate Hayes Adventures in Parenting Identity
The New Diagnosis Heather Slutzky Then Everything Changed Heart
The NEW Deal or...Where oh Where has my Little Boy gone...? Lesli DeVito My Old Country House Parenting
The Need To Roar Little Lion From A Whisper To A Roar Heart
The myth of everything Capital Mom Capital Mom Parenting
The mysteries of the teenage boys brain Fiona Biedermann inspiration2dream Parenting
The Motherhood of My Dreams Cristie Ritz King The Traveling Circus Heart
The most valuable parenting phrase after "I love you" Suchada Eickemeyer Mama Eve Parenting
The Monster is Back Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Parenting
The Mommy Wars Hunger Games. Cindy Reed The Reedster Speaks Humor
The Moment She Was Born Sara Lind Moments of Exhilaration Parenting
The Mistaken Generosity of the Tooth Fairy XLMIC Taking It On Parenting
The Mirror Has Three Faces Alison Paul The Cluck and Strut Humor
The Maths Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Humor
the loom hill + pen www.hillpen.com Parenting
the loom hill + pen www.hillpen.com Parenting
The Littlest Things Lianna Greetings From Crazyville Farms Heart
The Littlest Things Lianna Greetings From Crazyville Farms Heart
The Little One is Trouble ibebloggen ibebloggen Parenting
The Life of a Working Mother Hello Ladies Hello Ladies Humor
The life lessons I've learned Avitable Avitable.com Identity
The Life and Times of I'm so F***ed Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Identity
The Letter to the Kid Sosha Lewis It's Not Sasha Heart
The letter I had to write once. Janelle Hanchett Renegade Mothering Heart
The Lesson of Release Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Heart
The Lesson of Change Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Heart
The Lesson I Never Thought I'd Have to Teach My Son Melissa Wells Suburban Scrawl Parenting
The Legend of Big Foot - My Working While Pregnant Shoe-mergency Cheree Aspelin Maternity Leave Coach Identity
The Island of Misnamed Toys Julianna Miner Rants from Mommyland Humor
The inadequate $20 bill and a recipe: oatmeal double chip cookies merry jennifer markham the merry gourmet Heart
The Importance of Being a Stranger Ariana Mullins And Here We Are... Identity
The Hurt (in the) Closet Debbie Vodka Mom Parenting
The Horror of Mealtime Issa Mas Single Mama NYC Identity
The Horror Of Becoming "That Mom" Sarah Clark Mama Birth Heart
The Horror Of Becoming "That Mom" Sarah Clark Mama Birth Heart
The Holiday Card Spiral of Self-Hatred Jillian Lauren Jillian Lauren Humor
The History of Sleep Wendy Bradford Mama One to Three Parenting
The greater the love, the greater the pain Carol Rood Two Demented Dames Heart
The Great Crapper Capper Caper of Westchester County Corporate Wife http://www.moveitsister.com Humor
The Gospe According To Bob's Wife Farmer Julie Otsdawa Junction Farm Op/Ed
The Gift of a Tenacious Pear Suzanne Stauss Periphery Identity
The Frank House Dalene Heck Hecktic Travels Heart
The Folly of Heartbreak KiKi Walter Flibbertigibbet Heart
The First Day of Kindergarten Leslie Fandrich Lights and Letters Parenting
The Fight Jennifer Knickerbocker Cooperating4Boys Parenting
The fight Karen Jane Charlton the rhythm method Heart
The Fear Shannon McKarney zchamu dot com Heart
The F Bomb Rachel Yates Defining Moves Parenting
The End Of The World, Or So I Thought Tracy Band Back Together Heart
The Discovery of You Lilly feelLOVDeveryday Identity
The Devil's Advocate To Happiness Prescriptions Josette Plank josetteplank.com Op/Ed
The Day I Took My Heart Back Danielle Barnsley-Cervo Another Version of Mother Heart
The Dance Yankee Rancher Yankeerancher.com Heart
The connection between a black Rue, District 11 & Trayvon Martin --The Hunger Games Grace Biskie Gabbing with Grace Op/Ed
The Complicated Split That Comes from an Unwillingness to Sacrifice Queerie Bradshaw Queerie Bradshaw Identity
The Cigarette Duet. (Princess Chelsea) Eileen Z. Wolter A Suburban State of Mom Humor
The Chubby Character Dasiyd JD The Curvy Girl Guide Op/Ed
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