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.

 

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Title Content Creator Name Blog Name (if applicable, N/A if not) Category
Why I'm Failing as a Yes-Mom: I Don't Have a Yes-Kid thegrumbles Grumbles and Grunts Heart
Steve Jobs' Passing - i Don't Get It Farmer Julie Otsdawa Junction Farm Identity
The Gospe According To Bob's Wife Farmer Julie Otsdawa Junction Farm Op/Ed
Putting The "Girl" Back In "Don't Put It On Me Girl." Farmer Julie Otsdawa Junction Farm Parenting
There's already poop in the toilet, and other indignities of raising kids Julie Kennon Mama Drama Humor
A Step-By-Step Guide of How To Speak To An American Immigrant Shalini Reading (and chickens) Visuals
Lessons Learned ... Rachael O'Bryan Rachael's New York Identity
The Pass, the Pot, and the Cup Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Humor
Ummmmm Maybe Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Visuals
A Mother of Boys Leslie Fandrich Lights and Letters Parenting
A Note About Friendship ... Rachael O'Bryan Rachael's New York Heart
Ummmmm Maybe Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Parenting
Ummmmm Maybe Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Humor
I Did Nothing and I Regret It Still Arnebya Herndon Gimme a Minute Parenting
Life in Suburbia: Don't Forget to Look Up Nancy Wurtzel Dating Dementia Humor
Negativity Ate My Positivity Then Belched It In My Face for Dramatic Effect Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Heart
The Fear Shannon McKarney zchamu dot com Heart
My 13 Year Old Self's Dream Shannon McKarney zchamu dot com Heart
Beware, Robbers. We Have Bats and Knives and Lots of Vinyl Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Humor
What can Social Media do, anyway? Shannon McKarney zchamu dot com Visuals
I came to win ... Rachael O'Bryan Rachael's New York Identity
Divided in Parenting We Fail Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Parenting
Maryl wishes: Happy Birthday to Eileen Mary Lou Floyd Second Lives Club Identity
Can You Tell Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Heart
Maryl writes: Take Your Work Outside Mary Lou Floyd Second Lives Club Identity
I Don't Know You Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Parenting
Punching This Girl Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Heart
Maryl writes: Reserving your mind for later on Mary Lou Floyd Second Lives Club Identity
Black Ken Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Parenting
Black Ken Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Humor
Maryl supports: The Occupy Wall Street protests Mary Lou Floyd Second Lives Club Identity
I'm the Mama Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Humor
Dating, Crushes, and Overcoming Shyness Rachael O'Bryan Rachael's New York Heart
Gifts, Gadgets, and Grinches Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Parenting
Maryl asks: Do you really "like" us? Mary Lou Floyd Second Lives Club Identity
Maryl and Caryl wonder: Why Can't We Get Anything Done? Mary Lou Floyd & Carrie Tuhy Second Lives Club Identity
Mind Muck Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Heart
Taking Money Out of the Should-I-Have-A-Baby Equation Liz Ference Maybe Baby, Maybe NOT! Humor
My Uterus. My Business. Have Some Pie. Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Parenting
A Case of Mistaken Pregnancy Liz Ference Maybe Baby, Maybe NOT! Humor
The Oops Baby Fraud Liz Ference Maybe Baby, Maybe NOT! Humor
The Maths Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Humor
A Modern Day Hero Against Bad Parenting Liz Ference Maybe Baby, Maybe NOT! Parenting
I'm Selfish - You Should Be Too Liz Ference Maybe Baby, Maybe NOT! Humor
Parenthood: The Ultimate Natural High? Liz Ference Maybe Baby, Maybe NOT! Humor
Biological Clocks have Snooze Buttons – and Off Buttons, and Cords to Rip from the Wall Altogether Liz Ference Maybe Baby, Maybe NOT! Humor
Just the Towel, Please Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Parenting
Just the Towel, Please Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Humor
Make Your Leap List Before You Get Married or Have a Baby Liz Ference Maybe Baby, Maybe NOT! Humor
You Look Good Holding That Baby...And Other Creepy Things People Say Liz Ference Maybe Baby, Maybe NOT! Humor
I Want to Be That Mom Sometimes Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Identity
Why Do I Have to Coo at Your Baby When You Won’t Pet My Cat? Liz Ference Maybe Baby, Maybe NOT! Humor
You're Welcome Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Humor
Other Mothers Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Identity
Ask for Help Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Identity
No Blind Dates Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Identity
The Super Skinny Mom Kiera Bringing Up Baby Bird Identity
The Super Skinny Mom Kiera Bringing Up Baby Bird Heart
The Super Skinny Mom Kiera Bringing Up Baby Bird Heart
Panty Raid Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Humor
The Super Skinny Mom Kiera Bringing Up Baby Bird Parenting
Aqua Boogie Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Humor
6 things that differentiate a Boomer from a Senior Patricia Patton Boomerwizdom Heart
Such a Tweaker Kiera Bringing Up Baby Bird Heart
A Promise To My Son- Things Will Get Better Keeksaz www.msfyk.blogspot.com Heart
Talking with a 10 yr old Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Humor
Such a Tweaker Kiera Bringing Up Baby Bird Identity
sex in numbers Tracy Lane tracy lane is not a virgin Heart
Expectations Arnebya What Now and Why Heart
Help Me Out Here, Tooth Fairy Arnebya What Now and Why Humor
I Can't Believe I'm Writing This Out Loud The Fat Lemon Fat Lemon Heart
Summer Opener-Ogunquit & York, Maine Kit Mitchell Kit Mitchell Heart
The Only Way I Know How The Fat Lemon Fat Lemon Parenting
Is Travel In Our DNA? Pilgrimage to Luján, Argentina Sandra Foyt Albany Kid Family Travel Heart
Blood Red Life Kristin Brumm (Wanderlust) Wanderlust Identity
Postcards from Paris Kristin Mondays with Mac Parenting
How Not to Talk to Lesbian Moms Kristin Mondays with Mac Identity
Before I was a Mother Kristin Mondays with Mac Heart
Outlaw In-laws Kristin Mondays with Mac Heart
What I Remember Kristin Brumm (Wanderlust) Wanderlust Heart
Bad Moms Mourn Six Emma Waverman Bad Moms Club Parenting
What Life Lessons Have Your Learned From Your Kids? Emma Waverman Embrace the Chaos Parenting
Schoolyard Smackdown: Fancy Mom vs Yoga Mom Emma Waverman Embrace the Chaos Parenting
We Don't Do Homework in These Parts Emma Waverman Embrace the Chaos Parenting
Skating Lessons Are Painful to Watch Emma Waverman Embrace the Chaos Parenting
Blood and Anxiety Are All In A Days Work Around Here Emma Waverman Embrace the Chaos Parenting
You already Were Kristin Mondays with Mac Identity
Mornings From Hell Happen To Everyone Emma Waverman Embrace the Chaos Parenting
This Time Last Year Kristin Mondays with Mac Heart
RIP Shirley Kristin Mondays with Mac Heart
Sundays with Mac: Mama Crashes Kristin Mondays with Mac Visuals
Eating Dirt Kristin Mondays with Mac Visuals
Marriage (Things I Hope for my Son) Kristin Mondays with Mac Op/Ed
Always Grateful for the Sound Kristin Mondays with Mac Parenting
Maryl believes: In Stella McCartney’s Miracle Dress Mary Lou Floyd Second Lives Club Identity
Why I am pro-choice Sarah George Dear Baby G Op/Ed
Parent with your heart Sarah George Dear Baby G Parenting
Don't hate me because I'm beautiful Emily Mrs Sabbatical Heart
Travel Don'ts Kristen McClusky motherload: diary of a modern day housewife superhero Humor
How Much is that Guppy in the Window Kristen McClusky motherload: diary of a modern day housewife superhero Parenting