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
Waiting for a Diagnosis Leslie Fandrich Lights and Letters Heart
Waiting for Grace: The Attack on a Woman's Identity Hannah Bunker Everything Sunny Always Heart
Waiting in lines Carol Rood Two Demented Dames Parenting
Walk The Walk, Naked Lady The Woman Formerly Known As Beautiful The Woman Formerly Known as Beautiful Identity
Walk This Way Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Heart
Walk This Way Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Op/Ed
Walking in your Own Shoes. Katie Reedell Dreams in the Palm of Your Hand Identity
Walking the thin line of life Melissa Brodsky Rock and Drool Heart
Walking the thin line of life Melissa Brodsky Rock and Drool Heart
Walking to Listen - How a complete stranger on the side of a country road touched my life Karie Fugett Wife (Widow) Of A Wounded Marine Heart
Watch Out for the Big Girl Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Heart
Water Then Fire Carol Greet Red Dirt In My Soul Humor
Ways My Life Became Unmanageable Because of Alcohol Heidi Ferrer Girl to Mom Heart
We all have wings, but some of us don't know why Carly Findlay Tune into Radio Carly Heart
We Are Breaking Up James James & Jax Heart
We Can Become Known Elan Morgan Schmutzie.com Identity
We Can Become Known Elan Morgan Schmutzie Op/Ed
We Can Learn A Thing Or Two From Our Children Rosann Cunningham ChristianSuperMom Heart
We Changed the Conversation Estelle Sobel Erasmus or @mommymusings011 Musings on Motherhood, Mid-life, and Other Forms of Madness Op/Ed
We Don't Do Homework in These Parts Emma Waverman Embrace the Chaos Parenting
We Just Don't Mix Lianna Greetings From Crazyville Farms Humor
We Only had $1 Carmen Staicer mom to the screaming masses Parenting
We were special Amanda Last Mom On Earth Heart
We Will Dance reneeronika Quiet Anthem Identity
We're either keeping the marriage fresh, or we're deaf. Farmer Julie Otsdawa Junction Farm Heart
Wednesday "Wramblings" and Walmart Anna See An Inch of Gray Heart
Wednesday "Wramblings" and Walmart Anna See An Inch of Gray Heart
Wednesday, The Day Someone Likes Me Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Identity
Weekends are for Wandering Ariana Mullins And Here We Are... Visuals
Weighty Impressions Nicole Bullock Beauty and the Bypass Heart
Welcome to Motherhood: The Vagina Texts Danielle Elwood Danielle Elwood Dot Com Humor
Welcome to the Clubhouse! Amanda Marley-Clarke Discovery Village: Serendipity Parenting
Welcome to the Jungle Julie Burns In the Middle Parenting
Welcome to the Jungle Julie Burns In the Middle Parenting
Welfare Queen Dresden Creating Motherhood Op/Ed
Well, things fell apart Alicia Paulson Pozie Gets Cozy Heart
Western Conference Carol Greet Red Dirt In My Soul Visuals
What "Are you ready for Christmas?" might really mean. Iris Beard The Bearded Iris Heart
What a Great Teacher Looks Like Rebecca Levey Beccarama.com Op/Ed
What Annoys Me Most About Gwyneth Paltrow Kablooey K A B L O O E Y Humor
What can Social Media do, anyway? Shannon McKarney zchamu dot com Visuals
What Childbirth Feels Like, And Other Burning (Pun Intended) Questions Answered Una LaMarche sassycurmudgeon.com Humor
What Childbirth Feels Like, And Other Burning (Pun Intended) Questions Answered Una LaMarche sassycurmudgeon.com Humor
What Defines a Woman… [scratch that] a Person? Karla Porter Archer KarlaArcher.com Heart
What Do You Do When Your Toddler Eats Broccoli? You Celebrate. James & Jax James & Jax Parenting
What do you wish to reclaim? Cindi Summerlin Letting the Words Escape Identity
What does Mommy do? Megan Schwartz Meg's Musings Parenting
What Fit Actually Looks Like Kristen Howerton Rage Against the Minivan Identity
what God allows Imperfect Momma Really? I'm A Mom? Heart
What goes up must come down Carol Rood Two Demented Dames Humor
What I Remember Kristin Brumm (Wanderlust) Wanderlust Heart
What I Want My Son to Know Kirsetin Morello kkm Parenting
What I want you to know about fitness Carmen Staicer mom to the screaming masses Identity
What I Would Tell My Brand-New-Mom Self Jennifer Andersen Our Muddy Boots Parenting
What I'm Afraid of Erin Margolin The Road To My Writer Roots Heart
What Is A Gaytheist? Hellraisin The Gaytheist Gospel Hour Op/Ed
What is my Sexual Orientation Anyway? Carol Rood Homschlr4ever-Loveandlunchmoney Identity
What Life Lessons Have Your Learned From Your Kids? Emma Waverman Embrace the Chaos Parenting
What makes Me Unique? moeturner My Functional Family Identity
What Motherhood Really Is.... Imperfect Momma Really? I'm A Mom? Parenting
What My Dogs Would Say If They Could Talk Jennifer Barbour another jennifer Humor
What remains possible Varda Steinhardt The Squashed Bologna: a slice of life in the sandwich generation Parenting
What remains possible Varda Steinhardt The Squashed Bologna: a slice of life in the sandwich generation Heart
What Should You Bring to a Conference? Jen Taylor Little Miss Mocha Heart
What then, when your whole life is scripted as apology? Jett Superior Alphabet Junkie Heart
What This Adoptive Mom Wished the Public Knew Sharon Rowley Momof6 Visuals
What to Do While You're Home on Maternity Leave Cheree Aspelin Maternity Leave Coach Identity
What to Worry About? The Food They Eat, Their Relationship with Food or Your Own Motivations? Christine Pittman Cook the Story Parenting
What Type of TV is Bad for Kids? Christene Confessions From The Crib Parenting
What we can do with our words. Alena Chandler Charmingly Chandler Heart
What Would You Do for Your Child? Stacey Gill Stacey Gill Ink Parenting
What's Your Number? Amy Phillips Accidental Musings Identity
When "As Is" Is the Only Door to Open Katie Walters An Authentic Life Heart
when an abortion happens in a good marriage Lidia-Anain http://sexlovejoy.com Heart
When Blogging Has Gone Too Far Alexandra Rosas Good Day, Regular People Humor
When Blogging Has Gone Too Far Alexandra Rosas Good Day, Regular People Humor
When Going Home Means Saying Goodbye Louisa Gehring Semper Finest Blog Heart
When Grace is Gone Kerry Ann Morgan Vinobaby's Voice Heart
when hearts go walking Darcie Maranich Such The Spot Parenting
When I Was a Princess Lady Jennie A Lady in France Heart
When I Was A Princess Lady Jennie A Lady in France Identity
When Life Blows Up on Every Level Tamara Kerner Daily Transformations Heart
When Life Gets Overwhelming, Act Like a Kid Jennifer Barbour another jennifer Parenting
When Sky Is Green paula schuck thriftymommastips Heart
When Stuffed Animals Die Whit Honea Honea Express Parenting
When the Fabulous Unexpected Happens Leslie Fandrich Lights and Letters Identity
When They Judge, Do Not Take It Personally Cendrine Marrouat CendrineMarrouat.com Op/Ed
When you think you are right, you are wrong Suchada Eickemeyer Mama Eve Op/Ed
When Your 7 Year Old Son Announces, "I'm Gay" Amelia Amelia at the Huffington Post Parenting
Where I'm From Jenny Feldon Karma (continued...) Identity
Where I'm From Andrea Bates Good Girl Gone Redneck Identity
where polaris and aquarius meet Jennifer Linney bug and the sweet banana Identity
Where's The Tardis? Pilar Clark Babble Kids Heart
Wherein I Become Ron Swanson Farmer Julie Otsdawa Junction Farm Humor
Wherever I am Staci Hopkin Scooping it Up Parenting
Whitney was a Starr Sosha Lewis It's Not Sasha Heart
Who I'm Pretending To Be Marta Lost and Forgotten Identity
Who is the "Real Posh Mom?" Jennifer Buxton Real Posh MOM Identity
Who needs a doorknob and some string... XLMIC Taking It On Parenting
Who will cry tomorrow? Frances Frost just piddlin' Heart