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) Category
Parenthood: An Essay Inspired by Green Hoodie, Dedicated to the Moon Haley Overland Cheaty Monkey Parenting
Clive Owen: Staring at me? Or not staring at me? Haley Overland Cheaty Monkey Humor
Woe Is Me?: A Melancholy Day Haley Overland Cheaty Monkey Identity
The Tattered Rocking Chair Rosann Cunningham ChristianSuperMom Heart
We Can Learn A Thing Or Two From Our Children Rosann Cunningham ChristianSuperMom Heart
Maaarge Haley Overland Cheaty Monkey Heart
10 Tips For Putting Your Kids To Bed With Love Rosann Cunningham ChristianSuperMom Parenting
10 Ways To Get Some Much Needed Mommy Time Rosann Cunningham ChristianSuperMom Identity
Loving Your Husband If He's Unemployed Rosann Cunningham ChristianSuperMom Heart
Hip-Hugger Mama Rosann Cunningham ChristianSuperMom Parenting
Today I Banish Shame Sara Hawkins Saving For Someday Heart
The Art of Being Authentic Lee Block The Post-Divorce Chronicles Identity
Bullying: The Dad's effect Olfa Turki OurFamilyWorld Parenting
Through The Screen Door Liz Jostes a belle, a bean, & a chicago dog Heart
Miscarriage Lady Jennie A Lady In France Heart
Putting My Middle Finger on the Pulse of the Country Andrea Reiser Gold Coast Mama Op/Ed
The 89 Club Andrea Reiser Gold Coast Mama Identity
One Thousand Cranes Alexandra Rosas Good Day, Regular People Parenting
A Love Letter to NYC on the Tenth Anniversary of September 11th Andrea Reiser Gold Coast Mama Heart
43 Things I've Learned From My Teenagers Andrea Reiser Gold Coast Mama Parenting
Don't Let A Lack of Talent Hold You Back Alexandra Rosas Good Day, Regular People Identity
15 Back-To-School Questions To Ask Your Kids Andrea Reiser Gold Coast Mama Parenting
Keratin: The Inside Scoop Andrea Reiser Gold Coast Mama Humor
Why I Support a Restaurant Ban for the Under-6 Crowd Andrea Reiser Gold Coast Mama Op/Ed
Behind the Disease and Drugs Patty Aizaga A Day in My NYC Heart
8 Promises to Make for Breast Cancer Awareness Month Andrea Reiser Gold Coast Mama Visuals
A Baby Smile = A Ray of Sunshine Andrea Reiser Gold Coast Mama Heart
When Blogging Has Gone Too Far Alexandra Rosas Good Day, Regular People Humor
20 Years Later: A letter to Chelli (my 16 year old high-school self) Rachelle Pavao Goldenberg My So-Called Geek Girl Life Identity
When Blogging Has Gone Too Far Alexandra Rosas Good Day, Regular People Humor
What I'm Afraid of Erin Margolin The Road To My Writer Roots Heart
One of my dark secrets Amanda King Last Mom on Earth Heart
I Love You Heidi Cave Fancy Feet Heart
A Precious Gift Erin Lane A Parenting Production Heart
Oh The Places You'll Go Julianna Miner Rants from Mommyland Humor
Oh The Places You'll Go Julianna Miner Rants from Mommyland Humor
I Bring Home the Bacon Courtenay Baker-Olinger Soup: Midwestern Mama Cooking Up Life in the Heartland Humor
A Promise to My Children Courtenay Baker-Olinger Soup: Midwestern Mama Cooking Up Life in the Heartland Parenting
She comes home...part 6 Jennifer Watson In the present moment... Heart
I Know You Are Drunk Maija's Mommy Moments Maija's Mommy Moments Heart
She'll leave before we are ready Amanda Last Mom On Earth Heart
Convincing Myself. Michelle Longo The Journey Identity
Selective Memory and Why I Don't Write More. Michelle Longo The Journey Parenting
Grandma Michelle Longo The Journey Heart
Grandma Michelle Longo The Journey Heart
Where I'm From Jenny Feldon Karma (continued...) Identity
Parenting by the Poolside, Part 2 Fadra Nally all.things.fadra Parenting
Breast is best and formula is okay too. Fadra Nally And Nobody Told Me Op/Ed
At War Lyz Lenz LyzLenz.com Heart
Wednesday "Wramblings" and Walmart Anna See An Inch of Gray Heart
Wednesday "Wramblings" and Walmart Anna See An Inch of Gray Heart
Half a year, and the memories live on Misty Mathews The Family Math Heart
Loss, PPD and the holidays Misty Mathews The Family Math Heart
More than a championship: What this means for us Misty Mathews The Family Math Heart
Breastfeeding and the agony of baby's first bottle Melissa Arca Confessions of a Dr. Mom Op/Ed
Shark Eyes Mandy Boles The Well-Read Wife Heart
Shark Eyes Mandy Boles The Well-Read Wife Identity
A mama in the darkness Jocelyn ScooterMarie Parenting
Intruder In The House Ilana Wiles Mommy Shorts Humor
Mustache Love Redux: Continued Growth Sara Santiago sarasantiago.com Identity
A Letter Came Today Sara Santiago http://sarasantiago.com Heart
The letter I had to write once. Janelle Hanchett Renegade Mothering Heart
Coconut Macaroons Ann McElfresh Cooking Healthy For Me Heart
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
Yo, Hallmark. I got some Valentines for ya. Janelle Hanchett Renegade Mothering Humor
Only Me Imperfect Momma Really? I'm A Mom? Identity
What Motherhood Really Is.... Imperfect Momma Really? I'm A Mom? Parenting
When Grace is Gone Kerry Ann Morgan Vinobaby's Voice Heart
perception versus reality stephanie spencer bad mom Heart
wait a minute stephanie spencer bad mom Parenting
Is Interracial Love Worth It? Thien-Kim Lam I'm Not the Nanny Heart
Western Conference Carol Greet Red Dirt In My Soul Visuals
Monday Movie - "The View" Carol Greet Red Dirt In My Soul Visuals
Excavation Carol Greet Red Dirt In My Soul Visuals
New Year's Words Jennifer Beck Furber Baby by the Sea Parenting
Island Tidings: Tiger Mom Jennifer Beck Furber Baby by the Sea Parenting
Been Caught Stealin': Today's Mama, Wagon Avenger Jennifer Beck Furber Baby by the Sea Humor
Love Letter From a Hopeful Girl Jen Lemen JenLemen.com Heart
Bested by a Methhead Lyz Lenz LyzLenz.com Humor
What I Want My Son to Know Kirsetin Morello kkm Parenting
She comes home...part 4 Jennifer Watson In the present moment... Heart
How do you people find me? Fadra Nally all.things.fadra Humor
Goodbye, my friend Fadra Nally all.things.fadra Heart
{ Untitled } Katie Mama May I Heart
{ Untitled } Katie Neuman Mama May I Heart
What Is A Gaytheist? Hellraisin The Gaytheist Gospel Hour Op/Ed
How To Have A Right-On Civil Union Hellraisin Gaytheist Gospel Hour Humor
Bullet in the Back Megan Jordan Velveteen Mind Heart
Refuge: Hurricane Katrina 6th Anniversary Megan Jordan Velveteen Mind Heart
Motherhood Is Noise Sarah Dille Toddler Summer Parenting
A Good Fit Kalisa Hyman The One in Heels Heart
On Their Own Kalisa Hyman The One in Heels Parenting
Not Politics Kalisa Hyman The One in Heels Identity
The Hurt (in the) Closet Debbie Vodka Mom Parenting
I don't want to get married but you go ahead Suzy Where Hot Comes To Die Humor
Vloggus Interruptus Lori Dwyer Random Ramblings of a SAHM Visuals
Better Off Without You Lori Dwyer Random Ramblings of a SAHM Heart
Scenes From A Marriage: January Kill Maggie Flux Capicitor Heart
Full Elizabeth Katt-Reinders Clarity in the Chaos Parenting