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.

Title Content Creator Name Blog Name (if applicable, N/A if not)sort icon Category
Ode to my puppy Peta-Jo Peta-Jo Heart
Celebrating 7 Years of Marriage – How To Have A Happy Marriage That Lasts Diane Nassy Philzendia.com Heart
Hail Mary Rebecca Cuneo Keenan Playground Confidential Parenting
Natalie Portman's Motherhood Shout-Out Gets Raves From This Feminist Joanne Bamberger Politics Daily Op/Ed
Well, things fell apart Alicia Paulson Pozie Gets Cozy Heart
I Can't Keep Quiet Anymore Robin Taney PRsonality & Purpose Op/Ed
Sometimes My Life Feels Like a "Saturday Night Live" Skit Robin Taney PRsonality & Purpose Humor
Sometimes My Life Feels Like a "Saturday Night Live" Skit Robin Taney PRsonality & Purpose Humor
Debbie Wasserman Schultz: To the New York Times, a Mom Before All Else Joanne Bamberger PunditMom Op/Ed
For Less Weiner, Elect More Women Joanne Bamberger PunditMom Op/Ed
Dear Michele Bachmann, Leave My Daughter's Cervix Out of Your Campaign Joanne Bamberger PunditMom Op/Ed
Not Another Mommy War Joanne Bamberger PunditMom Op/Ed
The Complicated Split That Comes from an Unwillingness to Sacrifice Queerie Bradshaw Queerie Bradshaw Identity
Happy Anniversary Heartache Queerie Bradshaw Queerie Bradshaw Heart
We Will Dance reneeronika Quiet Anthem Identity
Apples Renee Ronika Klug Quiet Anthem Parenting
Dating, Crushes, and Overcoming Shyness Rachael O'Bryan Rachael's New York Heart
I came to win ... Rachael O'Bryan Rachael's New York Identity
A Note About Friendship ... Rachael O'Bryan Rachael's New York Heart
Lessons Learned ... Rachael O'Bryan Rachael's New York Identity
How To Make A Good First Impression (The Montessori Mortification) Kristen Howerton Rage Against the Minivan Parenting
Homeless, Hipster, or Redneck: A Guide to Distinguishing The Younger Generation Kristen Howerton Rage Against the Minivan Humor
What Fit Actually Looks Like Kristen Howerton Rage Against the Minivan Identity
But I'm not Sad Ginger Winters Ramble Ramble Heart
Talking About Work, Motherhood, and Marriage Ginger Ramble Ramble Identity
Rocking Chair Ginger Ramble Ramble Parenting
Writing the Story of Me Ginger Ramble Ramble Identity
Exhale and Laugh Ginger Winters Ramble Ramble Heart
The Right Kid for the Right Parent Ginger Winters Ramble Ramble Parenting
Writer Vs. Blogger Ginger Winters Ramble Ramble Identity
Mother Earth to Oriental Trading Company: Don't Try to Friend Me on Facebook Anna Sandler Random Handprints Op/Ed
How to Make Heart Fried Potatoes in 22 Minutes Anna Sandler Random Handprints Humor
Better Off Without You Lori Dwyer Random Ramblings of a SAHM Heart
Vloggus Interruptus Lori Dwyer Random Ramblings of a SAHM Visuals
A Few Things No One Told Me About Parenting Julianna Miner Rants from Mommyland Humor
Domestic Enemies of the Stay at Home Mom Julianna Miner Rants from Mommyland Humor
The Island of Misnamed Toys Julianna Miner Rants from Mommyland Humor
Oh The Places You'll Go Julianna Miner Rants from Mommyland Humor
Oh The Places You'll Go Julianna Miner Rants from Mommyland Humor
My crazy. Have a peek. Redundant Mother Rants of a Redunant Mother. Heart
A Step-By-Step Guide of How To Speak To An American Immigrant Shalini Reading (and chickens) Visuals
A day from H Reagan Breinholt Reagan's Blob Heart
Who is the "Real Posh Mom?" Jennifer Buxton Real Posh MOM Identity
What Motherhood Really Is.... Imperfect Momma Really? I'm A Mom? Parenting
Only Me Imperfect Momma Really? I'm A Mom? Identity
what God allows Imperfect Momma Really? I'm A Mom? Heart
F is for Feminism, and It Is Not an "F Word" Nancy Hill Reason Creek Identity
How to Get Out of Jail Free tpajevic Reboot This Marriage Heart
Marvel Carol Greet Red Dirt In My Soul Parenting
Excavation Carol Greet Red Dirt In My Soul Visuals
Monday Movie - "The View" Carol Greet Red Dirt In My Soul Visuals
Western Conference Carol Greet Red Dirt In My Soul Visuals
The Whisper of Hay Dust Carol Greet Red Dirt In My Soul Visuals
Work Myself Warm Carol Greet Red Dirt In My Soul Identity
Water Then Fire Carol Greet Red Dirt In My Soul Humor
Past Prairie Promise Carol Greet Red Dirt In My Soul Visuals
A Bullrider's Story Carol Greet Red Dirt In My Soul Visuals
My Career Switch from Marketing to SAHM to Yoga Teacher cheryllynnyoga Reinvent Yourself Identity
Yo, Hallmark. I got some Valentines for ya. Janelle Hanchett Renegade Mothering 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
The letter I had to write once. Janelle Hanchett Renegade Mothering Heart
Why Am I Invisible - A Response Amy Lupold Bair Resourceful Mommy Heart
Her Birthday, My Gift Robin O'Bryant Robin's Chicks Parenting
Her Birthday, My Gift Robin O'Bryant Robin's Chicks Parenting
Nuts Robin O'Bryant Robin's Chicks Humor
Ding Dong the Fish are Dead Robin O'Bryant Robin's Chicks Humor
And Just Like That... I Became the Crazy Cat Lady Robin O'Bryant Robin's Chicks Heart
Facing Down Your Fears In Front of Your Kids Robin O'Bryant Robin's Chicks Parenting
Walking the thin line of life Melissa Brodsky Rock and Drool Heart
Walking the thin line of life Melissa Brodsky Rock and Drool Heart
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
Twas the night before school starts Melissa Brodsky Rock and Drool Humor
Twas the night before school starts Melissa Brodsky Rock and Drool Humor
Pulitzer Winner is an Illegal Alien - My thoughts Myne Whitman Romance Meets Life Op/Ed
Romance on a Road Trip - Salt Lake City, Utah Myne Whitman Romance Meets Life Visuals
My Weight Loss A-Ha Moment Roni Roni's Weigh Identity
Whoever took my daughter, please bring her back Debi Pfitzenmaier SA Busy Kids Parenting
Whoever took my daughter, please bring her back Debi Pfitzenmaier SA Busy Kids Parenting
Climbing the Steps Debbie Anderson San Diego Momma Heart
Menopause, an Orgasm, and a Bowl of Spicy Chili HomeRearedChef San Jose Food Examiner Humor
Tales of My City Sarah Piazza Sarah Piazza Identity
Summer of '79 Sarah Piazza Sarah Piazza Identity
Mustache Love Redux: Continued Growth Sara Santiago sarasantiago.com Identity
What Childbirth Feels Like, And Other Burning (Pun Intended) Questions Answered Una LaMarche sassycurmudgeon.com Humor
What Childbirth Feels Like, And Other Burning (Pun Intended) Questions Answered Una LaMarche sassycurmudgeon.com Humor
Today I Banish Shame Sara Hawkins Saving For Someday Heart
I'm My Mother's Daughter Tracy Jensen May / ChiMomWriter Scary Mommy (guest post) Heart
Your Kids Don't Need An Adult Playmate; They Need Parents Jane Byers Goodwin Scheiss Weekly Parenting
Dick Clark and Our Sofa Jane Byers Goodwin Scheiss Weekly Heart
We Can Become Known Elan Morgan Schmutzie Op/Ed
We Can Become Known Elan Morgan Schmutzie.com Identity
I'm Speaking My Truth and Spreading the Word, Because It Does Get Better Schmutzie Schmutzie.com Identity
Ryder Nicholas Chadwick. A Birth Story. Claire Chadwick Scissors Paper Rock Heart
Mother Land Africa. {Eden in Niger} Claire Chadwick Scissors Paper Rock Identity
Dear Miss Ella. Claire Chadwick Scissors Paper Rock Parenting
Overseas Trip. Part 3. Canada. {Me, a pregnant belly, my 3 yr old & an online friendship} Claire Chadwick Scissors Paper Rock Visuals
Wherever I am Staci Hopkin Scooping it Up Parenting
A mama in the darkness Jocelyn ScooterMarie Parenting