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
Here's to Blogging: My one-year anniversary Sara Lind Moments of Exhilaration Heart
How the Media Makes Us Hate Ourselves, And Other Adventures in Feminism Sara Lind Moments of Exhilaration Op/Ed
Letters to My Daughter Sara Lind Moments of Exhilaration Heart
A Letter Came Today Sara Santiago http://sarasantiago.com Heart
Mustache Love Redux: Continued Growth Sara Santiago sarasantiago.com Identity
The Horror Of Becoming "That Mom" Sarah Clark Mama Birth Heart
The Horror Of Becoming "That Mom" Sarah Clark Mama Birth Heart
Letters of Love Sarah Dille Toddler Summer Parenting
Motherhood Is Noise Sarah Dille Toddler Summer Parenting
Parent with your heart Sarah George Dear Baby G Parenting
Why I am pro-choice Sarah George Dear Baby G Op/Ed
september 11, 2011: my day sarah gilbert cafemama Identity
Do You Ever Think About Random Things: Elephant Edition Sarah Manley nerdyapple.com Humor
Tales of My City Sarah Piazza Sarah Piazza Identity
Summer of '79 Sarah Piazza Sarah Piazza Identity
The Washington Nationals "Take Back The Park " Campaign & Their Blatant Disregard For Charitable Organizations Sarah Wilson One Savvy Mom ™ Heart
I'm Speaking My Truth and Spreading the Word, Because It Does Get Better Schmutzie Schmutzie.com Identity
Sweet Child of Mine Sha Life.Love & Laundry Heart
Who's That Girl Sha Life.Love & Laundry Heart
You-The Stealer Sha Life.Love & Laundry Heart
A Step-By-Step Guide of How To Speak To An American Immigrant Shalini Reading (and chickens) Visuals
The Answer Shannon But I Do Have a Law Degree Parenting
Not Your Mother's Mother Goose Shannon Hembree Mamas Against Drama Parenting
What can Social Media do, anyway? Shannon McKarney zchamu dot com Visuals
My 13 Year Old Self's Dream Shannon McKarney zchamu dot com Heart
The Fear Shannon McKarney zchamu dot com Heart
The Best/Worst "Female" Story You Will Ever Read Shari Simpson Earth Mother just means I'm dusty Humor
My Eyeliner is so Arrogant Shari Simpson Dusty Earth Mother Humor
Our Children are not our Masterpieces Sharon Greenthal Empty House, Full Mind Parenting
Marriage - Come Rain or Come Shine Sharon Greenthal Empty House, Full Mind Heart
The Storyteller and His Magic Sharon Rowley Momof6 Parenting
Dear Katy Perry, Please Stop Making Me Be The Mean Mom! Sharon Rowley Momof6 Humor
What This Adoptive Mom Wished the Public Knew Sharon Rowley Momof6 Visuals
I Am Quite Happy to Be the "Growing Up Mommy" Sharon Rowley Momof6 Parenting
Young-ish and Old-ish sharongreenthal Empty House, Full Mind Identity
My Child Would Never Do That Shell Roush Things I Can't Say Parenting
Family Tree Sherri Kuhn Old Tweener Heart
I'm a Banana. Shiftless Mommie Shiftless Mommie Humor
20 Days-What Time Can Bring Sober Julie Sober Julie Doing Life Heart
20 Days – What Time Can Bring Sober Julie Sober Julie Doing Life Heart
I am not my son's favorite parent Sondra Santos Drahos Happy Healthy Hip Parenting Parenting
Thanks Sosha Lewis It's Not Sasha Heart
The Letter to the Kid Sosha Lewis It's Not Sasha Heart
Whitney was a Starr Sosha Lewis It's Not Sasha Heart
And the Damage Done Sosha Lewis It's Not Sasha Heart
Young Forever, Forever Young Sosha Lewis It's Not Sasha Heart
Into the Mouth of Babes Sosha Lewis It's Not Sasha Humor
Playing Doctor Sosha Lewis It's Not Sasha Humor
Thoughts Stacey Conner Is There Anymommy Out There Parenting
Gender Bender Stacey Gill Stacey Gill Ink Op/Ed
Can We Have a Pet? Stacey Gill Stacey Gill Ink Parenting
The Care and Maintenance of a Hermit Crab Stacey Gill Stacey Gill Ink Humor
Gaming the System Stacey Gill Stacey Gill Ink Parenting
Do You Lie to Your Kids? Stacey Gill Stacey Gill Ink Parenting
What Would You Do for Your Child? Stacey Gill Stacey Gill Ink Parenting
On the Outskirts of the Playground Stacey Maisch From Grind to Whine Heart
6 Benefits of Reading for Yourself Stacey Maisch From Grind to Whine Identity
Bad Words - Oh Pickle!!! Stacey Maisch From Grind to Whine Heart
Bad Words - Oh Pickle!!! Stacey Maisch From Grind to Whine Humor
Mommy Meltdown - Grocery Shopping Edition Stacey Maisch From Grind to Whine Parenting
A Mother's Freedom Stacey Nerdin Tree, Root, and Twig Parenting
Wherever I am Staci Hopkin Scooping it Up Parenting
The Orange Shoes Stacie Haight Connerty The Divine Miss Mommy Parenting
Babysitter Confidential Stacy Dymalski From Nonsense to Momsense Humor
Block Rocking Beats in My Head Stacy Jill Calvert Adventures in Stacyland Identity
The Process if F*cking Hard! Stacy Jill Calvert Adventures in Stacyland Heart
Parmesan and Brie Topped Baby Zucchini in A Semolina Crust Stacy Rushton Foodlustpeoplelove Heart
Fresh Artichokes with Shrimp Stuffing Stacy Rushton Foodlustpeoplelove Heart
Why Our Parents Put Us to Shame Stephanie Bernaba Momma Be Thy Name Humor
In My Dream Stephanie Bernaba Momma Be Thy Name Heart
At Least They're Healthy Stephanie Bernaba Momma Be Thy Name Heart
Confidence is Sexy Stephanie Brennan People Do Things With Their Lives Op/Ed
Books for Babes Stephanie Brennan People Do Things With Their Lives Op/Ed
I can pinpoint the exact moment my life changed Stephanie Moram Good Girl Gone Green Identity
Pregnancy Changed Everything Stephanie Moram Good Girl Gone Green Identity
Some girls want diamonds- this gal wants a wind turbine Stephanie Moram Good Girl Gone Green Identity
Earth Year Stephanie Moram Good Girl Gone Green Identity
wait a minute stephanie spencer bad mom Parenting
perception versus reality stephanie spencer bad mom Heart
Not Even Wrong Stimey Stimeyland Parenting
And Then a Giant Chasm Opened Up in the Earth and Swallowed the Rental Car Stimey Stimeyland Humor
So, About That "Ready for Use" Pool... Stimey Stimeyland Humor
When you think you are right, you are wrong Suchada Eickemeyer Mama Eve Op/Ed
The simplest way to say I love you Suchada Eickemeyer Mama Eve Heart
5 tips to survive holiday separations Suchada Eickemeyer Mama Eve Parenting
Why we need to redefine the language of abortion politics Suchada Eickemeyer Mama Eve Op/Ed
The most valuable parenting phrase after "I love you" Suchada Eickemeyer Mama Eve Parenting
My children need me to be their friend Suchada Eickemeyer Mama Eve Parenting
my blog thesis Summer Le Musings of Moi Heart
my blog thesis Summer Le Musings of Moi Identity
a letter to my kids about anxiety Summer Le Musings of Moi Heart
God really is in the details. So be sure to take a magnifying glass to the details. Suniverse The Suniverse Humor
The Monster is Back Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Parenting
Ambien, Ambien, Where Art Thou O Ambien? Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Humor
OMG, Did you know what you can do with Aluminum? Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Parenting
Remember That Sunday Penny Crap? Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Humor
The Bright Shiny Penny of Life Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Heart
Oh To Be 19 Scream, Kick the Dashboard and Hug my Mom Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Parenting
Fridays and My Happy Dance Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Parenting
My Daughter, the Horribly, Disturbingly, Messy, Incredible Artist Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Parenting