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)sort icon Category
blossoms for bonnets Jennifer Linney bug and the sweet banana Visuals
"Mommy!" Jen Mitchell Buried with Children Parenting
The Answer Shannon But I Do Have a Law Degree Parenting
Today Call Me Large Julie C. Gardner By Any Other Name Identity
The Year I Spent In A Room Not Complaining Claire Bye Bye Bella Flora Heart
The Year I Spent In A Room Not Complaining Claire Bye Bye Bella Flora Heart
september 11, 2011: my day sarah gilbert cafemama Identity
The myth of everything Capital Mom Capital Mom Parenting
Sensitive Capital Mom Capital Mom Parenting
When They Judge, Do Not Take It Personally Cendrine Marrouat CendrineMarrouat.com Op/Ed
What we can do with our words. Alena Chandler Charmingly Chandler Heart
Privileged Alena Chandler Charmingly Chandler Heart
Graceful Loneliness Alena Chandler Charmingly Chandler Heart
| be still, monster : the beast inside of me | Rachel Marie Brown Chasing Kite Tails Heart
On NOT Performing Chris Brown. It's Not Just a Song Ali Martell Cheaper Than Therapy Parenting
Maaarge Haley Overland Cheaty Monkey Heart
Woe Is Me?: A Melancholy Day Haley Overland Cheaty Monkey Identity
Clive Owen: Staring at me? Or not staring at me? Haley Overland Cheaty Monkey Humor
Parenthood: An Essay Inspired by Green Hoodie, Dedicated to the Moon Haley Overland Cheaty Monkey Parenting
Occupy the Holidays Jodee Rose Cheeseblarg Visuals
The Shame of Addiction Amelia Zatik Sawyer Chef's Widow Parenting
Empty Nest Syndrom: Who, Me? Lara DiPaola Chicken Nuggets of Wisdom Parenting
Empty Nest Syndrome: Who, Me? Lara DiPaola Chicken Nuggets of Wisdom Parenting
Not A Fairy Tale JoTaleJ Chickens and Bees Heart
http://www.chocolatehairvanillacare.com/2011/08/pedicures-and-letting-go.html Rory Hadley Chocolate Hair / Vanilla Care Heart
A Vanilla Perspective on the Politics of Free Hair Rory Hadley Chocolate Hair / Vanilla Care Op/Ed
An Open Letter to People Regarding Touching Chocolate Hair Rory Hadley Chocolate Hair / Vanilla Care Op/Ed
Family Friday: Reflecting on Father's Day 2011 Rory Hadley Chocolate Hair / Vanilla Care Heart
Hip-Hugger Mama Rosann Cunningham ChristianSuperMom Parenting
Loving Your Husband If He's Unemployed Rosann Cunningham ChristianSuperMom Heart
10 Ways To Get Some Much Needed Mommy Time Rosann Cunningham ChristianSuperMom Identity
10 Tips For Putting Your Kids To Bed With Love Rosann Cunningham ChristianSuperMom Parenting
We Can Learn A Thing Or Two From Our Children Rosann Cunningham ChristianSuperMom Heart
The Tattered Rocking Chair Rosann Cunningham ChristianSuperMom Heart
I Am Thankful Elena Sonnino Ciao Mom Heart
How I Deactivated My Facebook Account and Walked Away From 555 Friends Cindy La Ferle Cindy La Ferle's Home Office Op/Ed
Fighting the current Cira Cira's Lyrics Heart
Fighting the current Cira Cira's Lyrics Heart
The Poet at the Genius Bar Neil Kramer Citizen of the Month Humor
Steve Jobs, My Father, and Yom Kippur Neil Kramer Citizen of the Month Heart
Nothing to Say Neil Kramer Citizen of the Month Humor
Full Elizabeth Katt-Reinders Clarity in the Chaos Parenting
The Seventh Grade Girl in Me Lives On Barb Hacker Cleaning Up the Clutter Heart
The Camera Bag Judy Schwartz Haley CoffeeJitters Identity
On Putting the Family Last (Warning: Major Rant Ahead) Jenny Wynter Comic Mummy Parenting
Why My Children's Goldfish Scares Me Christene Confessions From The Crib Parenting
There is Something About Elmo... Christene Confessions From The Crib Parenting
Dating Advice From A Married Woman Christene Confessions From The Crib Heart
Kudos to Breastfeeding Moms Christene Confessions From The Crib Parenting
Child Car Seat Confession Christene Confessions From The Crib Parenting
What Type of TV is Bad for Kids? Christene Confessions From The Crib Parenting
4 Common Myths About Inducing Labor Christene Confessions From The Crib Parenting
Fun Summer Family Activity Christene Confessions From The Crib Humor
Don't Drink Coffee While Pregnant Christene Confessions From The Crib Parenting
25 Things I Love About Being Pregnant Christene Confessions From The Crib Parenting
Fake It Til You Make It Christene Confessions From The Crib Parenting
Crashing Down Melissa Arca Confessions of a Dr. Mom Heart
Breastfeeding and the agony of baby's first bottle Melissa Arca Confessions of a Dr. Mom Op/Ed
Growing Pains of the Heart Melissa Arca Confessions of a Dr. Mom Heart
I Stutter Ruby L. Taylor, M.S.W. Confidence to Greatness Heart
Speaking out on Domestic Violence – Yes, I was abused! Melissa Garcia ConsumerQueen.com Op/Ed
Why I Don't Care About Force-Fed Ducks Christine Pittman Cook the Story Identity
How Sexy is the 2012 Farm Bill? Christine Pittman Cook the Story Op/Ed
What to Worry About? The Food They Eat, Their Relationship with Food or Your Own Motivations? Christine Pittman Cook the Story Parenting
The Side Dish Solution Christine Pittman Cook the Story Humor
Super Pancake Tuesday Christine Pittman Cook the Story Humor
Christine's Raspberry Lime Pranayama Cupcakes on Frosting for the Cause Christine Pittman Cook the Story (but this post appeared on Frosting for the Cause) Heart
Should Salons Have Child-Free Policies? Christine Pittman Cook the Story (but this post appeared solely on BlogHer) Parenting
Coconut Macaroons Ann McElfresh Cooking Healthy For Me Heart
The Fight Jennifer Knickerbocker Cooperating4Boys Parenting
Ready Kristine Brite McCormick Cora's Story Heart
Dear Cora: You Save a Life Kristine McCormick Cora's Story Heart
Jesus is not the Reason for the Season Lee and Paul Reyes-Fournier CoupleDumb Op/Ed
10 Lessons to Learn Before Going to College part 1 Lee and Paul Reyes-Fournier CoupleDumb Heart
Reflections of a Mom 1 Week Before She Leaves her Daughter in College Lee Reyes-Fournier CoupleDumb Heart
A Confused Dad's Reflections On His Daughter Going To College Paul Reyes-Fournier CoupleDumb.com Heart
I Heart You Jeanette Nyberg Craftwhack Heart
How To Visit a Museum Jeanette Nyberg Craftwhack Humor
Thank You, Unnamed Soldier Lisa Douglas Crazy Adventures in Parenting Heart
Food Stamp Etiquette Dresden Creating Motherhood Op/Ed
Welfare Queen Dresden Creating Motherhood Op/Ed
Dresden Goes to Washington Dresden Creating Motherhood Op/Ed
I Am Vignette Diesel Violet Creative Devolution Humor
I Wish I Make Nice Words Together With My Mouth. Violet Creative Devolution Humor
Dear All the Single Ladies: You Are Not Beyonce Veronica @ CrunchyVTMommy Crunchy VT Mommy Op/Ed
On Losing A Parent Kim Trimble Curvy Girl Guide Heart
On Losing A Parent Kim Trimble Curvy Girl Guide Heart
Online Dating : Profile Rejected Kim Trimble Curvy Girl Guide Humor
Up To The Moon And Back TwoBusy DadCentric Parenting
And Then We Had Hamburgers Didactic Pirate DadCentric Parenting
a review of my bidet the muskrat DadCentric Humor
Why I’m Proudly Nursing a Preschooler Dagmar Bleasdale Dagmar's momsense Parenting
Boob Job After Breastfeeding? Dagmar Bleasdale Dagmar's momsense Identity
Depression and My Online Persona Lisa M Frame Daily Pinch Identity
When Life Blows Up on Every Level Tamara Kerner Daily Transformations Heart
Sail Fast, Sail Safe DaisyJD Daisy, Just Daisy Heart
Having a Positive Attitude Dale Anne Potter Dale Anne Potter's blog Op/Ed
Being Pro Choice and Talking Miscarriage Danielle Elwood Danielle Elwood Dot Com Heart
Welcome to Motherhood: The Vagina Texts Danielle Elwood Danielle Elwood Dot Com Humor
Michele Bachmann and the Case for Better Women in Politics Danielle Elwood Danielle Elwood Dot Com Op/Ed