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
I want to run you over, but it's illegal... Jennifer Watson In the present moment... Humor
Mental Illness: There but for the grace of God, go I Jennifer Watson In the present moment... Heart
Carolyn & Taco Kelly Southern Fried Children Humor
An Open Door Jennifer Watson In the present moment... Heart
An Open Door Jennifer Watson In the present moment... Heart
Party Pants Kelly Southern Fried Children Parenting
And The Wind Blew Her Hair Larissa Papa Is A Preacher Visuals
Promoting a Blog is Like Falling Through a Portal to Hell and Ending Up Back At Middle School Tara Adams Faith In Ambiguity Humor
a letter to my kids about anxiety Summer Le Musings of Moi Heart
The story of how I accidentally and shockingly helped save a creek and now no one remembers but me and Amy. Tara Adams Faith in Ambiguity Heart
Welfare Queen Dresden Creating Motherhood Op/Ed
Letter to a child's therapist, teacher, counselor: Remember my kids. Tara Adams Faith in Ambiguity Heart
Food Stamp Etiquette Dresden Creating Motherhood Op/Ed
You Didn't Thank Me For Punching You In The Face QueenoftheCouch Views from the Couch Parenting
It begins Pam Desmond Pam-a-rama ding dong Parenting
Superhero, The Tampon Warrior Kvetch Mom Kvetch Mom Humor
Please Don't Be A Mean Girl Kvetch Mom Kvetch Mom Parenting
Please Don't Be A Mean Girl Kvetch Mom Kvetch Mom Parenting
Summer of '79 Sarah Piazza Sarah Piazza Identity
Ch-ch-ch Changes Anna See An Inch of Gray Heart
Why I’m Proudly Nursing a Preschooler Dagmar Bleasdale Dagmar's momsense Parenting
Style Tips for Hexagons Anna Lefler Life Just Keeps Getting Weirder Humor
Monday Morning Flow Chart Ann Imig Ann's Rants Humor
Relationship Status Susan Fujiki (@kungfupussy) Susan Fujiki (dot) Com Heart
Tendrils of Depression Issa Maas Single Mama NYC Parenting
Pushing Your Past Out Into Your Future Issa Mas Single Mama NYC Heart
Miss Lori is waiting to exhale at the hospital with her daughter Miss Lori MissLori.TV Parenting
I remember The March for Life Amanda Last Mom On Earth Op/Ed
One Small Sticker Heather Blair Finding JOY in every day Heart
#NoMoreBullies – Remembering Mitchell Wilson Victoria Martin Girl Gone Wired Heart
Your hard is your hard Heather The Extraordinary Ordinary Parenting
Miss Lori reveals her best self for Swimsuit Confidence week Miss Lori MissLori.TV Identity
Born in a trailer park Amanda Last Mom On Earth Heart
Miss Lori offers Penn State victims of child sexual abuse 15 statements of empowerment she needed to hear herself Miss Lori MissLori.TV Heart
We were special Amanda Last Mom On Earth Heart
Miss Lori thinks she is beautiful and this time she is not bluffing Miss Lori www.MissLori.TV Identity
It's Called Motherf*cking Nesting, Bitch Tarja The Flying Chalupa Humor
Dead Vagina Walking Erin I'm Gonna Kill Him Humor
Recovery Glennon Melton Momastery Identity
Dear Ann Krinsky Age Twenty Ann Imig Ann's Rants Identity
The Untold Story Lora My Camo Kids: An Army Wife Life Heart
My Home is Clean and I'm A Good Mom. That Might Be A Shocker Diana Stone Hormonal Imbalances Parenting
When I Was A Princess Lady Jennie A Lady in France Identity
The End Of The World, Or So I Thought Tracy Band Back Together Heart
Confessions From An Unorganized Working Mom Alicia Liberating Working Moms Parenting
Working Moms Need Sex Too Babe_Chilla Liberating Working Moms Heart
Can't We All Just Get Along? Tracy Liberating Working Moms Parenting
Dropping The Cross Law Momma Liberating Working Moms Parenting
200 pounds in a bikini Pam Desmond Pam-a-rama ding dong Identity
I'm Single and Happy...Why Does That Make Them So Mad? eleanore wells The Spinsterlicious Life Identity
Creatvity Trumps Excuses. Always. Ok like 98.5% Ashley Taylor Dare-To-Shine Op/Ed
Great Expectations-- From and About Small Children Green_Christian_Mama Outnumbered Parenting
The Washington Nationals "Take Back The Park " Campaign & Their Blatant Disregard For Charitable Organizations Sarah Wilson One Savvy Mom ™ Heart
Cleanliness is Next to Craziness Ashley Taylor The Dose of Reality Humor
my blog thesis Summer Le Musings of Moi Identity
my blog thesis Summer Le Musings of Moi Heart
What does Mommy do? Megan Schwartz Meg's Musings Parenting
It's Called Motherf*cking Nesting, Bitch Tarja The Flying Chalupa Humor
The Best/Worst "Female" Story You Will Ever Read Shari Simpson Earth Mother just means I'm dusty Humor
I Never Thought I'd Blog Jen Dinoia The Dinoia Family Op/Ed
I Never Thought I'd Blog Jen Dinoia The Dinoia Family Op/Ed
Facing Birth Mother Discussions Without Fear Lori Lavender Luz Write Mind Open Heart.com Parenting
The 2% Can Suck It Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Identity
The 2% Can Suck It Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Heart
Knotty Girls! Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Humor
(not so) Pearly Whites Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Humor
(not so) Pearly Whites Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Parenting
Oops! I Crapped My Pants Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Humor
Traditions Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Humor
Traditions Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Humor
So much more... Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Heart
The Shitstorm Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Humor
Yellow Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Op/Ed
Blindsided Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Heart
Dwarf Dojo Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Humor
Drama Queen Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Heart
Drama Queen Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Parenting
My Perfect 10 Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Heart
Raw Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Heart
Petered out Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Heart
Petered out Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Parenting
Five Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Heart
Peanut Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Heart
Mom of the F-ing Year Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Parenting
Suckerpunched by the "R" word Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Parenting
Suckerpunched by the "R" word Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Op/Ed
The Sprite Fight Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Humor
Up To The Moon And Back TwoBusy DadCentric Parenting
Romance on a Road Trip - Salt Lake City, Utah Myne Whitman Romance Meets Life Visuals
Food and Memory Kario The Writing Life Heart
Food and Memory Kario The Writing Life Heart
Growing From What Irritates You Issa Mas Single Mama NYC Heart
Pushing Your Past into Your Future Issa Mas Single Mama NYC Parenting
Yard Bunny Rachel Callahan Grasping for Objectivity Heart
Can't Buy Me Love Rachel Callahan Grasping for Objectivity Humor
Mommy Is Not Your Servant. Rachel Callahan Grasping for Objectivity Parenting
Pulitzer Winner is an Illegal Alien - My thoughts Myne Whitman Romance Meets Life Op/Ed
God really is in the details. So be sure to take a magnifying glass to the details. Suniverse The Suniverse Humor
Dirty Little Secret Katie Hennenlotter Mom de Plume: The Misadventures of a Multi-faceted Mom Heart
Tendrils of Depression Issa Mas Single Mama NYC Heart