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
Oh Danny Boy Kristen McClusky motherload: diary of a modern day housewife superhero Heart
My crazy. Have a peek. Redundant Mother Rants of a Redunant Mother. Heart
Tears of a Non-Football Fan Kristen McClusky motherload: diary of a modern day housewife superhero Heart
Sip and Tell Mrs Sabbatical Mrs Sabbatical Heart
Religion, Poilitics and Blogging, Oh My! Alexandra Alexandra Wrote Op/Ed
Intro-Net Glitter and All Redux Alexandra Alexandra Wrote Identity
Cancer, Red Balloons and Beauty in the Details Alexandra Alexandra Wrote Visuals
Sometimes My Life Feels Like a "Saturday Night Live" Skit Robin Taney PRsonality & Purpose Humor
What Annoys Me Most About Gwyneth Paltrow Kablooey K A B L O O E Y Humor
Sometimes My Life Feels Like a "Saturday Night Live" Skit Robin Taney PRsonality & Purpose Humor
Polaroid Moments A Very Strange Bird Very Strange Bird Heart
I Can't Keep Quiet Anymore Robin Taney PRsonality & Purpose Op/Ed
For Her Ears Only Lana Watkins Bibberche Heart
Polaroid Moments A Very Strange Bird Very Strange Bird Parenting
Polaroid Moments A Very Strange Bird Very Strange Bird Parenting
I Love My Autistic Son (Even Though I Hate Autism) A Very Strange Bird www.verystrangebird.com Parenting
Marta Marta Lost and Forgotten Heart
Missing The Mommy Gene Gina Reed www.verystrangebird.com Parenting
Who I'm Pretending To Be Marta Lost and Forgotten Identity
A Good Addiction April Byrd Breath Of Life Daily Heart
Content. Discontent. Marta Lost and Forgotten Identity
Tradition. Marta Lost and Forgotten Heart
The Soliloquy of Motherhood Marta Lost and Forgotten Parenting
Food Poisioning With Children Marta Lost and Forgotten Humor
Without Words Marta Lost and Forgotten Identity
If I Didn't Work Marta Lost and Forgotten Humor
Ten Things I Learned From My Mother Carley Barton Findingravity Parenting
You Probably Won't Read This Marta Lost and Forgotten Identity
Writer Vs. Blogger Ginger Winters Ramble Ramble Identity
A Bullrider's Story Carol Greet Red Dirt In My Soul Visuals
Past Prairie Promise Carol Greet Red Dirt In My Soul Visuals
The Right Kid for the Right Parent Ginger Winters Ramble Ramble Parenting
Exhale and Laugh Ginger Winters Ramble Ramble Heart
Water Then Fire Carol Greet Red Dirt In My Soul Humor
Work Myself Warm Carol Greet Red Dirt In My Soul Identity
The Whisper of Hay Dust Carol Greet Red Dirt In My Soul Visuals
My Blog and Me Jackie J. Woman of a Certain Age Identity
My First Post Jackie J. Woman of a Certain Age Humor
Words and Phrases Moms of Boys Utter on a Regular Basis Jennifer Barbour another jennifer Parenting
Scenes From Cuernavaca Sandra Telep West Philly Mama Visuals
Working Mom Guilt: Dealing with Sick Children Jennifer Barbour another jennifer Heart
Dear Averi: A Birthday Letter Jen Senecal Keekoin Heart
When Life Gets Overwhelming, Act Like a Kid Jennifer Barbour another jennifer Parenting
Something I'm Afraid Of Sandra Telep West Philly Mama Op/Ed
An Open Letter to Socks Jennifer Barbour another jennifer Humor
On Putting the Family Last (Warning: Major Rant Ahead) Jenny Wynter Comic Mummy Parenting
What My Dogs Would Say If They Could Talk Jennifer Barbour another jennifer Humor
edge of a grave and meat ants rebekah dickinson a sculptured life Humor
unearthing homeland rebekah dickinson a sculptured life Identity
Sorry Rebekah Dickinson a sculptured life Heart
A Mother's Day Story Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Heart
Writing the Story of Me Ginger Ramble Ramble Identity
Rocking Chair Ginger Ramble Ramble Parenting
Talking About Work, Motherhood, and Marriage Ginger Ramble Ramble Identity
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Lisa Ash SmartMomEDU.com Heart
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Lisa Ash SmartMomEDU.com Identity
Is It January 2nd yet? Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Humor
Questions You Should Ask Yourself Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Op/Ed
Look It's the Beginning of November, Well SH*T. Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Identity
Wednesday, The Day Someone Likes Me Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Identity
Jeopardy Hanging From the Hemingway Chandelier Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Humor
My Conversation With Twana Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Humor
Emma, A Pony and A Xanax Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Parenting
The Pony From Poltergeist Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Humor
So You Want To Be Witty Like Me? Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Humor
A Moment of Honesty Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Heart
Let Me Explain This One More Time Bonnie Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Parenting
Hey Chris Are You There? pt II Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Humor
Dinosaurs Are Named Lily Or Annie Not Bud Or Bob Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Humor
One Last Post, You Nablohelpmemama Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Humor
I Do Not Have Everything Under Control Kelly Kailana Mama Parenting
Is feminism really un-African? MsAfropolitan MsAfropolitan.com Op/Ed
Mad As A Hatter (The Daily Dose) Misha 365 Trees Please Visuals
Cell #7 Jen Senecal Keekoin Humor
Dear Lily Jen Senecal www.keekoin.com Humor
The Frank House Dalene Heck Hecktic Travels Heart
And So We Traveled Dalene Heck Hecktic Travels Heart
Fresh Artichokes with Shrimp Stuffing Stacy Rushton Foodlustpeoplelove Heart
Parmesan and Brie Topped Baby Zucchini in A Semolina Crust Stacy Rushton Foodlustpeoplelove Heart
Throwing in the towel on parenthood Katriina The Headspace Blog Heart
The Need To Roar Little Lion From A Whisper To A Roar Heart
Overseas Trip. Part 3. Canada. {Me, a pregnant belly, my 3 yr old & an online friendship} Claire Chadwick Scissors Paper Rock Visuals
Lone Wolves Katriina The Headspace Blog Identity
Hollow Kristie Tatton Hespera's Garden Parenting
Thankful Thursdays - Avery's Funeral Kristie Tatton Hespera's Garden Heart
Family Friday: Reflecting on Father's Day 2011 Rory Hadley Chocolate Hair / Vanilla Care Heart
An Open Letter to People Regarding Touching Chocolate Hair Rory Hadley Chocolate Hair / Vanilla Care Op/Ed
A Vanilla Perspective on the Politics of Free Hair Rory Hadley Chocolate Hair / Vanilla Care Op/Ed
http://www.chocolatehairvanillacare.com/2011/08/pedicures-and-letting-go.html Rory Hadley Chocolate Hair / Vanilla Care Heart
I Resolve To Say What I Mean Rufina Being Rufina Humor
To My Dad - A Daughter's Love Letter Rufina Being Rufina Heart
We Changed the Conversation Estelle Sobel Erasmus or @mommymusings011 Musings on Motherhood, Mid-life, and Other Forms of Madness Op/Ed
I Wish I Make Nice Words Together With My Mouth. Violet Creative Devolution Humor
I Am Vignette Diesel Violet Creative Devolution Humor
Who You Callin' a Rust Belt? Rebecca Levey Beccarama.com Visuals
What a Great Teacher Looks Like Rebecca Levey Beccarama.com Op/Ed
Are NYC Parents Crazy? Rebecca Levey Beccarama.com Parenting
Thinking Different: The Real Legacy of Steve Jobs Rebecca Levey Beccarama.com Op/Ed
Parents as Meaningful Partners in Eduacation Rebecca Levey Beccarama.com Op/Ed
A Wiggly Skinny Mummy challenge Jessica My Two Pink Lines Parenting