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 Namesort icon Blog Name (if applicable, N/A if not) Category
When Going Home Means Saying Goodbye Louisa Gehring Semper Finest Blog Heart
Bested by a Methhead Lyz Lenz LyzLenz.com Humor
At War Lyz Lenz LyzLenz.com Heart
Scenes From A Marriage: January Kill Maggie Flux Capicitor Heart
To Be, Not To Be Maggie Christ Magpie Musing Heart
Impossible Things Before Breakfast Maggie Christ Magpie Musing Identity
I Know You Are Drunk Maija's Mommy Moments Maija's Mommy Moments Heart
Trichotillomaniac (or That One Time I Pulled Out All My Eyelashes) Mandy Boles The Well-Read Wife Heart
Trichotillomaniac (or That One Time I Pulled Out All My Eyelashes) Mandy Boles The Well-Read Wife Humor
Shark Eyes Mandy Boles The Well-Read Wife Identity
Shark Eyes Mandy Boles The Well-Read Wife Heart
Tantra Guy (Or That Time My Hairdresser Propositioned Me With Swing Dancing and Tantric Sex) Mandy Boles The Well-Read Wife Humor
Marriage Status is Irrelevant Mandy Walker Since My Divorce Op/Ed
"Latitude Adjustments" Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Heart
“The Man Who Wasn’t There: A 9/11 Remembrance” Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Heart
"What's Baggage Got To Do With It?" Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Heart
'When They Fall, They Fly' Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Heart
"To Writers!" Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Identity
"The Bride Wore Black" Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Heart
"Take 2: I Blog, Therefore I Am" Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Identity
"Under the Laughing Tree: Our Wedding Vows to Our Children" Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Parenting
"Why We Write Even When We Have No Time" Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Identity
"Sweet Tweets: Of Chocolate and Twitter" Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Identity
"Outliers of Out-Loving" Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Heart
"Wherein I Win an Essay Contest and Populate One Blog Post with Several Diverse Celebrities Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Humor
"Where's Home for the Holidays When You're Divorced or Remarried?" Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Heart
Your Kindle Can't Do That Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Identity
A Tale of Two Deaths: Losing My Mother to Alzheimer's, Part I Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Heart
Marlo & Me—Prologue Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Identity
Marlo & Me—Act I Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Identity
Breaking Eggs, Making Omelets: The Midlife Marriage Proposal Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Heart
Our family confronts things not pretty Marcy Magiera Bella Noise Parenting
Granpa's sweet spot Marcy Magiera Bella Noise Heart
'Dancing' and dying on his own terms Marcy Magiera Bella Noise Heart
Superwoman bites own behind Marcy Magiera Bella Noise Identity
Boy to man: Mom's hardest transition? Marcy Magiera Bella Noise Parenting
'Dancing' and dying on his own terms Marcy Magiera Bella Noise Heart
An Abiding Sense of Tragedy Marianne We Band of Mothers Heart
The Soundtrack of Loss Marie Cooper Nourish: Living, Laughing, Whining Heart
On Shaving: It's My Body Marina DelVecchio Marinagraphy: Empowering Girls and Women Op/Ed
Turning Forty: A Woman in Decades Marina DelVecchio Marinagraphy: Empowering Girls and Women Identity
Beauty and Raising Girls Marina DelVecchio Marinagraphy: Empowering Girls and Women Parenting
How Feminism Saved My Life Marina DelVecchio Marinagraphy: Empowering Girls and Women Heart
A Girl, a Boy, and a Pink Flamingo Named Dot Marshall Hook The Four Father Parenting
You Probably Won't Read This Marta Lost and Forgotten Identity
If I Didn't Work Marta Lost and Forgotten Humor
Without Words Marta Lost and Forgotten Identity
Food Poisioning With Children Marta Lost and Forgotten Humor
The Soliloquy of Motherhood Marta Lost and Forgotten Parenting
Tradition. Marta Lost and Forgotten Heart
Content. Discontent. Marta Lost and Forgotten Identity
Who I'm Pretending To Be Marta Lost and Forgotten Identity
Marta Marta Lost and Forgotten Heart
Grain by Grain Mary Lauren Weimer My 3 Little Birds Parenting
Hide and Seek Mary Lauren Weimer My 3 Little Birds Heart
Maryl believes: In Stella McCartney’s Miracle Dress Mary Lou Floyd Second Lives Club Identity
Maryl asks: Do you really "like" us? Mary Lou Floyd Second Lives Club Identity
Maryl supports: The Occupy Wall Street protests Mary Lou Floyd Second Lives Club Identity
Maryl writes: Reserving your mind for later on Mary Lou Floyd Second Lives Club Identity
Maryl writes: Take Your Work Outside Mary Lou Floyd Second Lives Club Identity
Maryl wishes: Happy Birthday to Eileen 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
Photos Speak a Thousand Words: The Simple Beauty of Being a Mom Megan Brown Freshly-Hatched Visuals
The Power of Play: 4 Ways to Encourage Imaginative Play Megan Brown Freshly-Hatched Parenting
Eeeewwww-Lice: Yep, we all have to deal with it Megan Brown Freshly-Hatched Heart
Refuge: Hurricane Katrina 6th Anniversary Megan Jordan Velveteen Mind Heart
Bullet in the Back Megan Jordan Velveteen Mind Heart
What does Mommy do? Megan Schwartz Meg's Musings Parenting
OMG, WTF, SOB and other Three Letter Words I Want to Scream Megan Terry Millions of Miles Humor
Raising Human Beings and Life Lessons from the Duggars Megan Terry Millions of Miles Heart
Anatomy of a Haircut Megan Terry Millions of Miles Humor
He Won't Have A Video Megan Terry Millions of Miles Parenting
For the Claire Dunphy's and not the Claire Huxtable's Megan Terry Millions of Miles Parenting
Rules for boys Megan Terry Millions of Miles Humor
Lasting Impact Megan Terry Millions of Miles Heart
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
My Seven Year Old Explains How To Influence A Two Year Old Melanie Jean Juneau The Joy Of Mothering Heart
My Baby Eats Dog Food?!!! Melanie Jean Juneau The Joy Of The Mothering Heart
Every Mistake Ever Made Melinsa Coogan The Wilder Coast Humor
Crashing Down Melissa Arca Confessions of a Dr. Mom Heart
Breastfeeding and the agony of baby's first bottle Melissa Arca Confessions of a Dr. Mom Op/Ed
Growing Pains of the Heart Melissa Arca Confessions of a Dr. Mom Heart
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
My dad’s death has bestowed me with an unexpected gift; clarity Melissa Chapman Married my sugar daddy Heart
It's Just a Proof Melissa Culbertson http://www.adventuroo.com Heart
The Time I Went All Mama Bear on a Redneck at a Gas Station Melissa Culbertson http://www.adventuroo.com Parenting
Speaking out on Domestic Violence – Yes, I was abused! Melissa Garcia ConsumerQueen.com Op/Ed
The Lesson I Never Thought I'd Have to Teach My Son Melissa Wells Suburban Scrawl Parenting
The inadequate $20 bill and a recipe: oatmeal double chip cookies merry jennifer markham the merry gourmet 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
Grandma Michelle Longo The Journey Heart
Grandma Michelle Longo The Journey Heart
Selective Memory and Why I Don't Write More. Michelle Longo The Journey Parenting
Convincing Myself. Michelle Longo The Journey Identity