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
Hardcore Housewife Jessica My Two Pink Lines Parenting
Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better... Samantha Kemp-Jackson Multiple Mayhem Mamma Parenting
Not My Kids Um, Mr. Black Hockey Jesus Black Hockey Jesus Heart
Exquisite Pain Anna See An Inch of Gray Heart
Exquisite Pain Anna See An Inch of Gray Heart
The Wheels on the Bus Are Flat: The Top 10 Most Annoying Children Samantha Kemp-Jackson Multiple Mayhem Mamma Humor
Life Ache Deb Grinter Bright and Precious Heart
Blossom Bomb Deb Grinter Bright and Precious Parenting
Wild Bear Deb Grinter Bright and Precious Heart
The fight Karen Jane Charlton the rhythm method Heart
Please Accept My Apology Lisa Heffernan Grown and Flown Identity
An Accidental Explaination The Accidental Housewife The Accidental Housewife Identity
Lessons at the Knee of the Master Lisa Heffernan Grown and Flown Heart
Loss The Accidental Housewife The Accidental Housewife Heart
A Hairy Concern The Accidental Housewife The Accidental Housewife Parenting
Dear Miss Ella. Claire Chadwick Scissors Paper Rock Parenting
Mother Land Africa. {Eden in Niger} Claire Chadwick Scissors Paper Rock Identity
A Fish Called Wanda Kristen McClusky motherload: diary of a modern day housewife superhero Humor
Autism Parents – Causes of Sadness and Depression Bronwyn Orsatti A Life Less Typical Parenting
Hold Your Tongue Gayel Stewart-Airs Modern Mummy Mayhem Heart
Ryder Nicholas Chadwick. A Birth Story. Claire Chadwick Scissors Paper Rock Heart
Loving Autism? Bronwyn Orsatti A Life Less Typical Heart
Finding It Deb Grinter Bright and Precious Identity
The Best Advice Kirsty Rice 4 kids, 20 suitcases and a beagle Parenting
An Unsung Song Sandra Reynolds The $120 Food Challenge Heart
prior preparation prevents poor performance Jenn Unger mountains and musings Parenting
The mysteries of the teenage boys brain Fiona Biedermann inspiration2dream Parenting
Superman's Heroes Amy Heinz Using Our Words Heart
The Risk of Not Breastfeeding Amy Heinz Using Our Words Parenting
I'm Alive Amy Heinz Using Our Words Heart
Boys Will Be Men Amy Heinz Using Our Words Parenting
Turning 2011 Into A Happy Ending Amy Heinz Using Our Words Heart
10 Things That Make Me Cry (Disclaimer: It Doesn't Take Much.) Jen Senecal www.keekoin.com Humor
'Dancing' and dying on his own terms Marcy Magiera Bella Noise Heart
Granpa's sweet spot Marcy Magiera Bella Noise Heart
Our family confronts things not pretty Marcy Magiera Bella Noise Parenting
Babysitter Confidential Stacy Dymalski From Nonsense to Momsense Humor
Increase the Quality of your Life! Jo Ann Darby The Girlfriend Book Heart
Increase the Quality of your Life! Jo Ann Darby The Girlfriend Book Heart
Keeper of Corpses Tangled Lou Periphery Humor
Marriage and Keeping Score Cristie Ritz King The Right Hand Mom Heart
A Crisis of Faith Cristie Ritz King The Right Hand Mom Op/Ed
Parenting is Sometimes Hard Cristie Ritzking The Right Hand Mom Parenting
Pubes, bleach and chicken sh*t. Pretty much your normal Wednesday afternoon. Amanda Marie Penelope Westmont Mandajuice Humor
I Never-Parent Style Cristie Ritz King The Right Hand Mom Humor
Feeling Social Media Cristie Ritz King The Right Hand Mom Heart
The Writing Teachers Lament Cristie Ritz King The Right Hand Mom Op/Ed
Tell Them. Right Now Cristie Ritz King The Right Hand Mom Heart
The Motherhood of My Dreams Cristie Ritz King The Traveling Circus Heart
I Can't Stand Your Ground Abby Diaz What's Left Over Op/Ed
I Smell Trouble, Part Dos Abby Diaz What's Left Over Humor
Fast Break Abby Diaz What's Left Over Humor
To Don't List Abby Diaz What's Left Over Parenting
Clueless About Kindness Abby Diaz What's Left Over Parenting
Happy Birth Day Abby Diaz What's Left Over Heart
Yes, This Is A True Story Carrie Wood Amazing Grace and a Safe Haven Humor
Baby L Carrie Wood Amazing Grace and a Safe Haven Heart
It's My Birthday And I'll Do What I Want...(well?) Hilary Topper HilaryTopper.com Identity
a love letter from my vagina Tracy Lane tracy lane is not a virgin Identity
texting with mom: ocd edition Tracy Lane tracy lane is not a virgin Humor
What Should You Bring to a Conference? Jen Taylor Little Miss Mocha Heart
i stand before you naked Tracy Lane tracy lane is not a virgin Heart
Nothing But The Rain Christine Mack The Cupcake Bandits Heart
The Great Crapper Capper Caper of Westchester County Corporate Wife http://www.moveitsister.com Humor
Golden Olden Days Outlaw Mama Outlaw Mama Heart
Dinner At My House Last Night Christie Tate Outlaw Mama Humor
Weekends are for Wandering Ariana Mullins And Here We Are... Visuals
Quick Trip Photo Essay: Lavenham-- A Crooked Little Town Ariana Mullins And Here We Are... Heart
If A Picture is Worth 1000 Words... Ariana Mullins And Here We Are... Visuals
These Hard Times Angella Dykstra Dutch Blitz Heart
Postpartum OCD - Yes, OCD Courtney Rundell BeePea Identity
Understanding Relapse Courtney Rundell BeePea Heart
Five Tips I Wish I Knew Six Years Ago Jen Lee Reeves Born Just Right Parenting
Dick Clark and Our Sofa Jane Byers Goodwin Scheiss Weekly Heart
The Horror of Mealtime Issa Mas Single Mama NYC Identity
Wordless Weekend in October Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Visuals
The Pickle Tooth Fairy Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Heart
To Poop Or Not To Poop, That is The Question Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Identity
Fleas Have Taken Over the World Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Humor
Wordless Weekend and My Weird Daughter Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Visuals
Wordless Weekend Laundry Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Visuals
How Do You Communicate With a Jackass? Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Parenting
My Weekend in Less Than Two Sentences Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Humor
Traitorous Vipers and Daughters Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Parenting
Do You Want to Cry? Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Parenting
I Do Not Cut Goats Throats or Wear Gauzy Tops Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Identity
Lovely Lady's Rules for Life Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Humor
My America, My History, Because I Said So Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Op/Ed
I'm a Thirteen Year Old Girl Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Humor
WTF Fuming Foto Friday Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Parenting
10 Reasons Why You Can Trust Me Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Identity
Why Emma Can Never Have A Credit Card Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Heart
Suffocated Tara Ziegmont Feels Like Home Parenting
Why Don't People Trust Me? Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Identity
Home Schooling Works For Me. Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Parenting
Things You Probably Never Wanted to Know Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Identity
My Life, Your Life, Somebodies Life Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Op/Ed
Bonnie is Leaving Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Heart
I Was Broken Tara Ziegmont Feels Like Home Identity
Chocolate and the Curse Kate The Radula Parenting