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
Bereavement & Social Media Kathy Benson Bereaved and Blessed (formerly Four of a Kind) Op/Ed
In My Dream Stephanie Bernaba Momma Be Thy Name Heart
Bereavement & Social Media Kathy Benson Bereaved and Blessed (formerly Four of a Kind) Heart
An Open Letter to My Sons Kirsten Piccini The Kir Corner Humor
I Talk Too Much Kirsten Piccini The Kir Corner Humor
Remind Me Kirsten Piccini The Kir Corner Heart
Doing Time: Navigating the NICU Tricia Stream Stream of the Conscious Parenting
Being Carried Kirsten Piccini The Kir Corner Identity
For Lisa and For Noelle Kirsten Piccini The Kir Corner Identity
Four Kirsten Piccini The Kir Corner Parenting
Yep, It Still Hurts Kirsten Piccini The Kir Corner Identity
http://www.thekircorner.com/2012/01/pour-my-heart-out-four/ Kirsten Piccini The Kir Corner Parenting
http://www.thekircorner.com/2012/01/remembered-for-lisa-for-noelle/ Kirsten Piccini The Kir Corner Heart
Mama's Got a Face Too, Y'know! dvorakoelling Mooshkatoo Humor
Mommy's Customer Service Center and Wine Bar Pat Dunnigan Suburban Kamikaze Humor
How to Get a Man to Have Sex with you During "Pawn Stars" Pat Dunnigan Suburban Kamikaze Humor
When I Was a Princess Lady Jennie A Lady in France Heart
Mommy's Got a Face Too, Y'know! dvorakoelling Mooshkatoo Parenting
The Tick of the Clock Law Momma Spilled Milk (and other atrocities) Identity
Untouched Carly Findlay Tune into Radio Carly Heart
The Orange Shoes Stacie Haight Connerty The Divine Miss Mommy Parenting
Well, things fell apart Alicia Paulson Pozie Gets Cozy Heart
Intuition Alicia Fish We Are Women Project Parenting
Why Our Parents Put Us to Shame Stephanie Bernaba Momma Be Thy Name Humor
The Rose akbutler Try Defying Gravity Identity
When Your 7 Year Old Son Announces, "I'm Gay" Amelia Amelia at the Huffington Post Parenting
Tales of My City Sarah Piazza Sarah Piazza Identity
So, About That "Ready for Use" Pool... Stimey Stimeyland Humor
And Then a Giant Chasm Opened Up in the Earth and Swallowed the Rental Car Stimey Stimeyland Humor
The Box Jennifer Jennifer's Journal Heart
Not Your Mother's Mother Goose Shannon Hembree Mamas Against Drama Parenting
Not Even Wrong Stimey Stimeyland Parenting
Your Kids Don't Need An Adult Playmate; They Need Parents Jane Byers Goodwin Scheiss Weekly Parenting
Resolutions Deanna Cogdon Miller HRM Parent Identity
Month Without Mirrors Autumn Whitefield-Madrano The Beheld Identity
Every Mistake Ever Made Melinsa Coogan The Wilder Coast Humor
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
IF ONLY Kayla Roussel Our Holland [An ordinary blog about our EXTRAordinary boy] Heart
Occupy the Holidays Jodee Rose Cheeseblarg Visuals
The Path That Chose Me Rachel Cohen-Rottenberg Journeys with Autism Identity
Why You May Be Stupid If You're Giving Up Something For Lent Avitable Avitable.com Op/Ed
The Gift of a Tenacious Pear Suzanne Stauss Periphery Identity
To all the women of the Internet Avitable Avitable.com Heart
The Single Avitalife: Because you totally care about my dating life Avitable Avitable.com Heart
A letter to my 17-year old self Avitable Avitable.com Humor
The life lessons I've learned Avitable Avitable.com Identity
Two Denny’s waitresses and I walk into a strip club … Avitable Avitable.com Humor
How to lose friends and negatively influence people: My life for the last two years Avitable Avitable.com Heart
Time Jayme Kubo The Little Baby Blog Heart
Coexist. Rachel Callahan Grasping for Objectivity Parenting
Coexist. Rachel Callahan Grasping for Objectivity Visuals
A Simple Explanation of Downton Abbey, Rachel Callahan Grasping for Objectivity Visuals
A Romance Story. Rachel Callahan Grasping for Objectivity Parenting
My Break From BlogHer Rachel Callahan Grasping for Objectivity Humor
Ambassadors for Honesty About Parenthood Rachel Callahan Grasping for Objectivity Parenting
Words Kim Trimble LIve From The 205 Visuals
Bringing Sexy Back Tricia Stream Stream of the Conscious Parenting
This is Prematurity Tricia Stream Stream of the Conscious Visuals
An Open Letter to my Sons on Their First Birthday Tricia Stream Stream of the Conscious Heart
The Uprising (or why I am cowering in a corner suspiciously eyeing my children’s toys) Tricia Stream Stream of the Conscious Humor
Quit being a jerk to yourself. Michelle Albright-Peters So Wonderful, So Marvelous Identity
Being Motherless: Reflections After a Year Ashley Taylor The Dose of Reality Heart
Quit being a jerk to yourself. Michelle Albright-Peters So Wonderful, So Marvelous Humor
Those Hands. Danielle Barnsley-Cervo Another Version of Mother Identity
Online Dating : Profile Rejected Kim Trimble Curvy Girl Guide Humor
Letters of Love Sarah Dille Toddler Summer Parenting
Scars and Steel Magnolias Kim Trimble Live From The 205 Heart
Politically Kimcorrect- Yakety Yak, Please Talk Back Kim Trimble Live From The 205 Humor
Another birthday would have been nice Jim (Busy Dad) The Busydad blog Heart
Am I Bad Enough? Amber Strocel Strocel.com Identity
On Losing A Parent Kim Trimble Curvy Girl Guide Heart
On Losing A Parent Kim Trimble Curvy Girl Guide Heart
To Live Kim Trimble Live From the 205 Heart
Just going through the motions Rici Reid Teagan Tales Parenting
Retirement Plan: Prison Aging Gal Aging and Other Inconveniences Humor
A Car Accident Was The Best Valentine's Day Gift Jennifer Desrochers Momma D and Da Boyz Heart
Drowning My Husband Kim Trimble Live From The 205 Heart
It's Time Kim Trimble Live From The 205 Heart
If Indie Bands Covered Disney Songs Almie rose Apocalypstick's Apocalist on Hello Giggles Humor
What then, when your whole life is scripted as apology? Jett Superior Alphabet Junkie Heart
You Made Your Daughter Cry, Momma? Theresa aka A Mountain Momma A Mountain Momma Heart
The Shame of Addiction Amelia Zatik Sawyer Chef's Widow Parenting