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
A Moment of Honesty Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Heart
A Mother of Boys Leslie Fandrich Lights and Letters Parenting
A Mother's Day Story Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Heart
A Mother's Day Story Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Parenting
A Mother's Favorite Images...and letter to an expectant mom XLMIC Taking It On Parenting
A Mother's Freedom Stacey Nerdin Tree, Root, and Twig Parenting
A Mother's Prayer For Its Son Una LaMarche The Sassy Curmudgeon Humor
A Musical Life Jessica Watson Four Plus An Angel Heart
A Naked Theologian Anna Blanch Goannatree Identity
A NICU Mom Rumour Miller The Rumour Mill Heart
A Note About Friendship ... Rachael O'Bryan Rachael's New York Heart
A note on the text Susan Goldberg Mama non Grata Op/Ed
A Poem from the Middle of the Night with Baby Charise Rohm Nulsen I Thought I Knew Mama Parenting
A Prayer For Anthropologie Ann Ann's Rants Humor
A Precious Gift Erin Lane A Parenting Production Heart
A Promise to My Children Courtenay Baker-Olinger Soup: Midwestern Mama Cooking Up Life in the Heartland Parenting
A Promise To My Son- Things Will Get Better Keeksaz www.msfyk.blogspot.com Heart
A Public Service Announcement, Of Sorts. Katherine Grass Stains Parenting
A Real Life Kiss Off From Mike the Magician Lindsay LaVIne Ehilarity Humor
a review of my bidet the muskrat DadCentric Humor
A Romance Story. Rachel Callahan Grasping for Objectivity Parenting
A Simple Explanation of Downton Abbey, Rachel Callahan Grasping for Objectivity Visuals
A Step-By-Step Guide of How To Speak To An American Immigrant Shalini Reading (and chickens) Visuals
A Sweet Dream~Post-Mommy Blog Vol: #1 Issue: #2 Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Parenting
A Tale of Two Deaths: Losing My Mother to Alzheimer's, Part I Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Heart
A Tent Outside the City Jenny Ingram Jenny On the Spot Humor
A Time for Purpose. A Time for Fancy. Val Curtis Mental Chew Heart
A Trip of a Lifetime Lilly feelLOVDeveryday Heart
A Typical College Sendoff Dawn Sticklen Since You Asked.... Parenting
A Vanilla Perspective on the Politics of Free Hair Rory Hadley Chocolate Hair / Vanilla Care Op/Ed
A Warrior's Sense of Peace Ellie Schoenberger One Crafty Mother Heart
A Wiggly Skinny Mummy challenge Jessica My Two Pink Lines Parenting
A Year in Retrospect YoRunner YoRunner.blogspot.com Heart
Accepting Your Journey Lilly feelLOVDeveryday Heart
Adoption Robin Gorman Newman Motherhood Later...Than Sooner Parenting
Adventures in Babysitting JulieSue Goldwasser Obsessed with poop...and other sh*t Parenting
Adventures in Eyebrow Threading Lindsay LaVine Ehilarity Humor
Advice for a New Mom Kate Hayes Adventures in Parenting Heart
Afterbirth Angie Kinghorn Angie Kinghorn Heart
Again, It Never Ends Elayne Kling Don't Get Wrenched Op/Ed
All Hail to Principal Kate Kristen McClusky motherload: diary of a modern day housewife superhero Parenting
All I Want For Christmas is a Less Confused Identity Jillian Lauren Jillian Lauren Humor
All I Want for Christmas is Stuff I Have Neglected to Mention to My Mother Until Now Amy Wilson When DId I Get Like This Humor
Alone at Night Heidi Ferrer Girl to Mom Identity
Alone at Night Heidi Ferrer Girl to Mom Heart
Alternative Fuels Farmer Julie Otsdawa Junction Farm Op/Ed
Always Caring For Mom DeBorrah K. Ogans DeBorrahK Heart
Always Grateful for the Sound Kristin Mondays with Mac Parenting
Am I Bad Enough? Amber Strocel Strocel.com Identity
Am I Really Fat? (the nude photos) The Woman Formerly Known As Beautiful The Woman Formerly Known As Beautiful Identity
Am I Really Heart of the Family if No One Notices Mom Is Locked in the Chicken Coop? Melanie Jean Juneau The Joy Of Mothering Heart
Ambassadors for Honesty About Parenthood Rachel Callahan Grasping for Objectivity Parenting
Ambien, Ambien, Where Art Thou O Ambien? Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Humor
An Abiding Sense of Tragedy Marianne We Band of Mothers Heart
An Accidental Explaination The Accidental Housewife The Accidental Housewife Identity
An American Tale (Scrunchie Edition) Kristine Cook Wait in the Van Humor
An Evening in Louisiana Angela Amman Tread Softly Heart
An Evening In Louisiana Angela Amman Angela Amman: Tread Softly Heart
An Idea for Nicholas Sparks’ Next Novel Tall Curly Biscuit Tall Curly Biscuit and the Annals of Whizdumb Humor
An Open Door Jennifer Watson In the present moment... Heart
An Open Door Jennifer Watson In the present moment... Heart
An Open Letter to Bra Manufacturers Jana Llewellyn An Attitude Adjustment Humor
An Open Letter to My Son's Preschool Teachers KeAnne Family Building with a Twist Heart
An Open Letter to My Sons Kirsten Piccini The Kir Corner Humor
An Open Letter to my Sons on Their First Birthday Tricia Stream Stream of the Conscious Heart
An Open Letter to People Regarding Touching Chocolate Hair Rory Hadley Chocolate Hair / Vanilla Care Op/Ed
An Open Letter to Socks Jennifer Barbour another jennifer Humor
An Open Letter to Uma Thurman Una LaMarche The Sassy Curmudgeon Humor
An Unsung Song Sandra Reynolds The $120 Food Challenge Heart
Anatomy of a Haircut Megan Terry Millions of Miles Humor
And Just Like That... I Became the Crazy Cat Lady Robin O'Bryant Robin's Chicks Heart
And Justice For All Ashley Taylor The Dose of Reality Op/Ed
And So She Danced. Amber Page Amber Page Writes Heart
And So We Traveled Dalene Heck Hecktic Travels Heart
And the Damage Done Sosha Lewis It's Not Sasha Heart
And The Wind Blew Her Hair Larissa Papa Is A Preacher Visuals
And Then a Giant Chasm Opened Up in the Earth and Swallowed the Rental Car Stimey Stimeyland Humor
And Then My Son Lost His Toenail Alison Paul The Cluck and Strut Humor
And Then We Had Hamburgers Didactic Pirate DadCentric Parenting
And With Her She Brought Forgiveness Elaine Alguire The Miss Elaine-ous Life Heart
Another birthday would have been nice Jim (Busy Dad) The Busydad blog Heart
Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better... Samantha Kemp-Jackson Multiple Mayhem Mamma Parenting
ANZAC Day - so much more than a public holiday Fiona Purcell My Mummy Daze Heart
Apples Renee Ronika Klug Quiet Anthem Parenting
Aqua Boogie Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Humor
Are NYC Parents Crazy? Rebecca Levey Beccarama.com Parenting
Are we just friends because of my money? Elizabeth Jayne Liu Flourish in Progress Humor
Are you dating a mofo? An assessment checklist Elizabeth Jayne Liu Flourish in Progress Humor
Are you Ready for Parenthood? A Helpful Checklist just for You! Janelle Hanchett Renegade Mothering Humor
Are you Ready for Parenthood? A Helpful Checklist just for You! Janelle Hanchett Renegade Mothering Humor
Are You There, Catholic Church? It's Me, Mary Theresa @marymac Pajamas and Coffee Op/Ed
Artwork in Progress Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Heart
Ask for Help Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Identity
At Least They're Healthy Stephanie Bernaba Momma Be Thy Name Heart
At the Lake and a Big Pile of Sand Leslie Fandrich Lights and Letters Visuals
At War Lyz Lenz LyzLenz.com Heart
Autism Parents – Causes of Sadness and Depression Bronwyn Orsatti A Life Less Typical Parenting
Baby Fat Kami Lewis Levin The Fence: A Working Mom Blog Identity
Baby L Carrie Wood Amazing Grace and a Safe Haven Heart
Baby Steps Kristen Levithan Motherese Parenting