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
The Rose akbutler Try Defying Gravity Identity
A Mother's Freedom Stacey Nerdin Tree, Root, and Twig Parenting
An Evening in Louisiana Angela Amman Tread Softly Heart
i stand before you naked Tracy Lane tracy lane is not a virgin Heart
texting with mom: ocd edition Tracy Lane tracy lane is not a virgin Humor
a love letter from my vagina Tracy Lane tracy lane is not a virgin Identity
sex in numbers Tracy Lane tracy lane is not a virgin Heart
I Was Gonna Be Somebody Totally Ovar It Totally Ovar It Heart
I was gonna be somebody Totally Ovar It Totally Ovar It Heart
Why I Cannot Write About Trayvon Martin Gina Carroll Tortured By Teenagers Parenting
"Sarah in Three Acts" Jjiraffe Too Many Fish To Fry Heart
Letters of Love Sarah Dille Toddler Summer Parenting
Motherhood Is Noise Sarah Dille Toddler Summer Parenting
It's Not Fair Susan Niebur Toddler Planet Heart
Moms do you Have a Love Hate Relationship With Cooking? Jillian Lauren TODAY Moms Parenting
I Was the Perfect Mom...Before I had Kids Jillian Lauren TODAY Moms Parenting
When Sky Is Green paula schuck thriftymommastips Heart
How to Ride a Mechanical Bull Thoughtsy Thoughts Appear Humor
Candyman, Candyman, Candyman Thoughtsy Thoughts Appear Humor
My Child Would Never Do That Shell Roush Things I Can't Say Parenting
College Timeline for Neurotic Parents J.D. Rothman TheNeuroticParent Humor
The New Diagnosis Heather Slutzky Then Everything Changed Heart
Whose Country Is This? An Open Letter to My President Morgan Shanahan The818.com Heart
Ding Dong Morgan Shanahan The818.com Identity
Park Etiquette and Picking Up Mom Friends Morgan Shanahan The818.com Parenting
Finding My Religion Karen Amster-Young the52weeks.com Heart
How To Calm Your Monkey Mind The Zen Mama The Zen Mama's Blog Parenting
Food and Memory Kario The Writing Life Heart
Food and Memory Kario The Writing Life Heart
Am I Really Fat? (the nude photos) The Woman Formerly Known As Beautiful The Woman Formerly Known As Beautiful Identity
Walk The Walk, Naked Lady The Woman Formerly Known As Beautiful The Woman Formerly Known as Beautiful Identity
Love. Your. Body. Now. The Woman Formerly Known As Beautiful The Woman Formerly Known As Beautiful Visuals
Every Mistake Ever Made Melinsa Coogan The Wilder Coast Humor
Trichotillomaniac (or That One Time I Pulled Out All My Eyelashes) Mandy Boles The Well-Read Wife Heart
Trichotillomaniac (or That One Time I Pulled Out All My Eyelashes) Mandy Boles The Well-Read Wife Humor
Shark Eyes Mandy Boles The Well-Read Wife Identity
Shark Eyes Mandy Boles The Well-Read Wife Heart
Tantra Guy (Or That Time My Hairdresser Propositioned Me With Swing Dancing and Tantric Sex) Mandy Boles The Well-Read Wife Humor
I Came to Win Kelly Brown The Turnip Farmer Heart
Exposed ~ I Am More than My Diagnosis Deborah Cruz The TRUTH about Motherhood Heart
Bulimarexia ~The Consequence of Impossible Standards Deborah Cruz The TRUTH about Motherhood Identity
Surviving Childhood Deborah Cruz The TRUTH about Motherhood Heart
During Pregnancy, Sh*t Happens Deborah Cruz The TRUTH about Motherhood Humor
The Motherhood of My Dreams Cristie Ritz King The Traveling Circus Heart
never-had-a-baby-body nellie @ the third boob the third boob...and other adventures in mommyhood Humor
God really is in the details. So be sure to take a magnifying glass to the details. Suniverse The Suniverse Humor
A Different Sort of Marathon Varda Steinhardt The Squashed Bologna: a slice of life in the sandwich generation Heart
A Different Sort of Marathon Varda Steinhardt The Squashed Bologna: a slice of life in the sandwich generation Parenting
H is for Holding Hands Varda Steinhardt The Squashed Bologna: a slice of life in the sandwich generation Heart
Scary Stuff Varda Steinhardt The Squashed Bologna: a slice of life in the sandwich generation Identity
Scary Stuff Varda Steinhardt The Squashed Bologna: a slice of life in the sandwich generation Identity
3 AM Varda Steinhardt The Squashed Bologna: a slice of life in the sandwich generation Heart
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
Planets Varda Steinhardt The Squashed Bologna: a slice of life in the sandwich generation Parenting
A Member of the (not so) Secret Grammar Police Varda Steinhardt The Squashed Bologna: a slice of life in the sandwich generation Humor
I'm Single and Happy...Why Does That Make Them So Mad? eleanore wells The Spinsterlicious Life Identity
Balance JW Moxie The Smartness Parenting
Blog Dangerous with Love Liz Henry The Six Year Itch Parenting
To My Daughter and Girls Everywhere Liz Henry The Six Year Itch Op/Ed
A Mother's Prayer For Its Son Una LaMarche The Sassy Curmudgeon Humor
An Open Letter to Uma Thurman Una LaMarche The Sassy Curmudgeon Humor
This Is Sleep Jeopard Emily Guy Birken The SAHMnambulist Humor
First Day of School Rumour Miller The Rumour Mill Heart
Hero Rumour Miller The Rumour Mill Heart
Rocking A Fussy Toddler Rumour Miller The Rumour Mill Parenting
10 Amazing and Wonderful Rumour Miller The Rumour Mill Heart
How DoYou Talk to A Diva Rumour Miller The Rumour Mill Parenting
Dear Neighbours Rumour Miller The Rumour Mill Humor
The One Where I Talk About Fear Rumour Miller The Rumour Mill Heart
Time Travelling Rumour Miller The Rumour Mill Heart
The tagline is true Rumour Miller The Rumour Mill Heart
The One with an iPad, a Potty and some Nail Polish Rumour Miller The Rumour Mill Parenting
A NICU Mom Rumour Miller The Rumour Mill Heart
T'was the Morning Rumour Miller The Rumour Mill Humor
Sleep Rumour Miller The Rumour Mill Parenting
Trash the Dress Rumour Miller The Rumour Mill Visuals
The One Where I Talk About Fear Rumour Miller The Rumour I'll Heart
Scatterbrained Creative Julie The Root of all Evel Heart
I Remembered Julie The Root of all Evel Heart
What I'm Afraid of Erin Margolin The Road To My Writer Roots Heart
Seven Angels Cristie Ritz King The Right Hand Mom Heart
Tell Them. Right Now Cristie Ritz King The Right Hand Mom Heart
The Writing Teachers Lament Cristie Ritz King The Right Hand Mom Op/Ed
Feeling Social Media Cristie Ritz King The Right Hand Mom Heart
I Never-Parent Style Cristie Ritz King The Right Hand Mom Humor
Parenting is Sometimes Hard Cristie Ritzking The Right Hand Mom Parenting
A Crisis of Faith Cristie Ritz King The Right Hand Mom Op/Ed
Marriage and Keeping Score Cristie Ritz King The Right Hand Mom Heart
The fight Karen Jane Charlton the rhythm method Heart
Eat from the Box, Drink from the Carton: 10 Tips for Showing your Home Cindy Reed The Reedster Speaks Humor
The Mommy Wars Hunger Games. Cindy Reed The Reedster Speaks Humor
Hiney, Booty and Chris: A Tingle Trifecta Conundrum Red Dirt Kelly The Red Dirt Chronicles (BlogHer Post) Humor
Fowl Thang: A Quail, Chicken, Duck and Turkey Egg Throwdown Red Dirt Kelly The Red Dirt Chronicles Visuals
To the Father of Hannah, Who Posted the FB Note: "To My Parents" Red Dirt Kelly The Red Dirt Chronicles Heart
My No Good, Very Bad, Horrible Day for Shoes Red Dirt Kelly The Red Dirt Chronicles Humor
The OSU Plane Crashes and Taking Back Absolutes Red Dirt Kelly The Red Dirt Chronicles Heart
A Face is Worth 1,000 Words: Reporters and Congressional Insider Trading Red Dirt Kelly The Red Dirt Chronicles Op/Ed
Mitt Romney's Debate Conduct Makes Me Feel Icky Red Dirt Kelly The Red Dirt Chronicles Op/Ed
Big Sky, Big Medicine. Really Big Medicine. Red Dirt Kelly The Red Dirt Chronicles Identity
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