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
Other Mothers Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Identity
oui, oui, paris Jennifer Linney bug and the sweet banana Visuals
Our Children are not our Masterpieces Sharon Greenthal Empty House, Full Mind Parenting
Our family confronts things not pretty Marcy Magiera Bella Noise Parenting
Our Storms Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Heart
Outlaw In-laws Kristin Mondays with Mac Heart
Over the Moon Heidi Ferrer Girl to Mom Visuals
Overachieving Elf on the Shelf Mommies Jen People I Want to Punch in the Throat Humor
Overseas Trip. Part 3. Canada. {Me, a pregnant belly, my 3 yr old & an online friendship} Claire Chadwick Scissors Paper Rock Visuals
Own Your Own Power! Jo Ann Darby The Girlfriend Book Identity
Panty Raid Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Humor
Parent with your heart Sarah George Dear Baby G Parenting
Parenthood Karen Sugarpants Karen Sugarpants Parenting
Parenthood Karen Sugarpants Karen Sugarpants Parenting
Parenthood: An Essay Inspired by Green Hoodie, Dedicated to the Moon Haley Overland Cheaty Monkey Parenting
Parenthood: The Ultimate Natural High? Liz Ference Maybe Baby, Maybe NOT! Humor
Parenting a Toddler {20 reasons why Toddlers Rock} Angela v Angela van Tijn Parenting
Parenting a Toddler {20 reasons why Toddlers Rock} Angela v OneSmileyMonkey Parenting
Parenting At It's Best Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Parenting
Parenting by the Poolside, Part 2 Fadra Nally all.things.fadra Parenting
Parenting Is A Learning Experience moeturner We Are Family Parenting
Parenting Is Just Like College James & Jax James & Jax Parenting
Parenting is Sometimes Hard Cristie Ritzking The Right Hand Mom Parenting
Parents as Meaningful Partners in Eduacation Rebecca Levey Beccarama.com Op/Ed
Park Etiquette and Picking Up Mom Friends Morgan Shanahan The818.com Parenting
Parmesan and Brie Topped Baby Zucchini in A Semolina Crust Stacy Rushton Foodlustpeoplelove Heart
Party Pants Kelly Southern Fried Children Parenting
Past Prairie Promise Carol Greet Red Dirt In My Soul Visuals
Peace for the Wandering Soul hill + pen www.hillpen.com Identity
Peanut Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Heart
Pediatrician: "Urine Trouble, Mommy." Christie O. Tate Swaddled With Joy Humor
Pediatrician: "Urine Trouble, Mommy." Christie O. Tate Swaddled With Joy Humor
pee is icky hill + pen www.hillpen.com Humor
Peepeii Vikki Reich Up Popped A Fox Visuals
Percentages ErinKreitzShirey Embrace Life's Challenges Heart
perception versus reality stephanie spencer bad mom Heart
Perennial Parenting Wisdom in the Secret Garden Andrea Fox MOM-enclature Parenting
Perfection Law Momma Spilled Milk (and other atrocities) Heart
Petered out Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Parenting
Petered out Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Heart
Phone Sex for Moms (Sorry June) Susanna Morgan Not June Humor
Photos Speak a Thousand Words: The Simple Beauty of Being a Mom Megan Brown Freshly-Hatched Visuals
Pink Amber Mae Amber May Be... Humor
Pink for Happiness Suzanne Davis bebehblog Heart
Pinpricks Amber Page Amber Page Writes Parenting
Pins I Know Better Than To Try Jill Baby Rabies Humor
Planets Varda Steinhardt The Squashed Bologna: a slice of life in the sandwich generation Parenting
Play Misty For Me Farmer Julie Otsdawa Junction Farm Heart
Playground Confessions~Look Who's Talking! L.R.Knost Little Hearts/Gentle Parenting Resources Humor
Playground politics and angry parents Peta-Jo Peta-Jo Parenting
Playing Doctor Sosha Lewis It's Not Sasha Humor
Please Heather King The Extraordinary Ordinary Parenting
Please Accept My Apology Lisa Heffernan Grown and Flown Identity
Please Don't Be A Mean Girl Kvetch Mom Kvetch Mom Parenting
Please Don't Be A Mean Girl Kvetch Mom Kvetch Mom Parenting
Please stop saying that motherhood is "the hardest job in the world" Amy Wilson When Did I Get Like This? Parenting
Pochuck Boardwalk on The Appalachian Trail Leslie Fandrich Lights and Letters Visuals
Polaroid Moments A Very Strange Bird Very Strange Bird Parenting
Polaroid Moments A Very Strange Bird Very Strange Bird Parenting
Polaroid Moments A Very Strange Bird Very Strange Bird Heart
Pole Dancing For Kids? Heidi Ferrer Girl to Mom Op/Ed
Politically Kimcorrect- Yakety Yak, Please Talk Back Kim Trimble Live From The 205 Humor
Post-Mommy Blog Vol: 1 Issue #3 Mommy is the first Valentine Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Parenting
Post-Mommy-Blog: Vol #1 Issue #1 Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Parenting
Post-Mommy-Blog: Vol #1 Issue #1 Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Parenting
Postcards from Paris Kristin Mondays with Mac Parenting
Postpartum Depression: Getting Help Sara Lind Moments of Exhilaration Heart
Postpartum Depression: Getting Help Sara Lind Moments of Exhilaration Parenting
Postpartum OCD - Yes, OCD Courtney Rundell BeePea Identity
Prayer For a Son Heidi Ferrer Girl to Mom Parenting
Praying Crooked Ponytails Elizabeth Jayne Liu Flourish in Progress Heart
Pregnancy Changed Everything Stephanie Moram Good Girl Gone Green Identity
Pretty Law Momma Spilled Milk (and other atrocities) Identity
prior preparation prevents poor performance Jenn Unger mountains and musings Parenting
Privileged Alena Chandler Charmingly Chandler Heart
Promoting a Blog is Like Falling Through a Portal to Hell and Ending Up Back At Middle School Tara Adams Faith In Ambiguity Humor
Proud to be a Stage Mother Kathy Radigan My dishwasher's possessed! Heart
Psych ward socks Jennifer Bipolar Mom Life Identity
PTSD, Tornadoes and a dash of crazy Kim Trimble Live From The 205 Heart
PTWD: Post-Traumatic Walmart Disorder Anne Parris Not A Supermom Humor
Pubes, bleach and chicken sh*t. Pretty much your normal Wednesday afternoon. Amanda Marie Penelope Westmont Mandajuice Humor
Pulitzer Winner is an Illegal Alien - My thoughts Myne Whitman Romance Meets Life Op/Ed
Punching This Girl Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Heart
Pushing Your Past into Your Future Issa Mas Single Mama NYC Parenting
Pushing Your Past Out Into Your Future Issa Mas Single Mama NYC Heart
Put One Foot in Front of the Other Denice Erway deniceerway.com Heart
Putting My Middle Finger on the Pulse of the Country Andrea Reiser Gold Coast Mama Op/Ed
Putting The "Girl" Back In "Don't Put It On Me Girl." Farmer Julie Otsdawa Junction Farm Parenting
Questions I Desperately Need Answers To Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Identity
Questions I have always wanted answered...pet peeves Carol Rood Two Demented Dames Humor
Questions You Should Ask Yourself Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Op/Ed
Quick Trip Photo Essay: Lavenham-- A Crooked Little Town Ariana Mullins And Here We Are... Heart
Quit being a jerk to yourself. Michelle Albright-Peters So Wonderful, So Marvelous Humor
Quit being a jerk to yourself. Michelle Albright-Peters So Wonderful, So Marvelous Identity
Raised Around Racism Jennifer Williams Momma Made It Look Easy Heart
Raising Boys Not To Be Total Jerks Jennifer Prestholdt The Human Rights Warrior Parenting
Raising Human Beings and Life Lessons from the Duggars Megan Terry Millions of Miles Heart
Raw Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Heart
Ready Kristine Brite McCormick Cora's Story Heart
Rebel, Rebel Kelly Southern Fried Chicken Humor