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
Mothers Who Bully Online Danielle Elwood Danielle Elwood Dot Com Parenting
I Just Want Her to Be Free Danielle Elwood Danielle Elwood Dot Com Heart
Creatvity Trumps Excuses. Always. Ok like 98.5% Ashley Taylor Dare-To-Shine Op/Ed
Craigslist is the New Therapy Allison Light darthblonde Heart
Day 8: The Vampire Diaries Allison Light darthblonde Parenting
My Twelve Days of Christmas Allison Light darthblonde Humor
The Odyssey Allison Light darthblonde Heart
Day 15: I'm Like Zuzu Allison Light darthblonde Heart
The World's Largest Reality Check Allison Light darthblonde Humor
Life in Suburbia: Don't Forget to Look Up Nancy Wurtzel Dating Dementia Humor
Bedtime Gone Bad Dead Cow Girl Dead Cow Girl Parenting
Bedtime Gone Bad Dead Cow Girl Dead Cow Girl Parenting
Jim Carrey now learns his dance moves from me thanks to Zumba Dead Cow Girl Dead Cow Girl Humor
The Real Life of a Houseboy Dead Cow Girl Dead Cow Girl Humor
The Real Life of a Houseboy Dead Cow Girl Dead Cow Girl Humor
Spanking. It's not just for perverts any more! Dead Cow Girl Dead Cow Girl Humor
Spanking. It's not just for perverts any more! Dead Cow Girl Dead Cow Girl Parenting
Parent with your heart Sarah George Dear Baby G Parenting
Why I am pro-choice Sarah George Dear Baby G Op/Ed
Visiting Rowan Oak Deb Rox Deb on the Rocks Heart
Always Caring For Mom DeBorrah K. Ogans DeBorrahK Heart
Cultural Identity and Strange Hats.. Happy St David's Day! Rachel Yates Defining Moves Identity
The F Bomb Rachel Yates Defining Moves Parenting
The Winter Break Rachel Yates Defining Moves Humor
Newsletter Nightmares Rachel Yates Defining Moves Humor
Double LIfe Rachel Yates Defining Moves Identity
The 10 Hidden Benefits of Teenage Sons Rachel Yates Defining Moves Identity
The No-Fair Rules of Parenting Rachel Yates Defining Moves Identity
The No Fair Rules of Parenting Rachel Yates Defining Moves Parenting
10 Hidden Benefits of Teenage Sons Rachel Yates Defining Moves Parenting
Tried and Trusted Ways to Lose Your Security Deposit - Kids and Puppies Rachel Yates Defining Moves Humor
Banana ANZAC Muffins - the history behind ANZAC day and a modern day ANZAC story Jennifer Delicieux Heart
Put One Foot in Front of the Other Denice Erway deniceerway.com Heart
I Wore a Hat Today; That was a Mistake Denice Erway deniceerway.com Identity
Honesty Didactic Pirate Didactic Pirate Heart
Thanks Mum. Amanda Marley-Clarke Discovery Village: Serendipity Humor
Thanks Mum. Amanda Marley-Clarke Discovery Village: Serendipity Heart
Gardening Amanda Marley-Clarke Discovery Village: Serendipity Parenting
Welcome to the Clubhouse! Amanda Marley-Clarke Discovery Village: Serendipity Parenting
Chink in the Stands, an Asian-American Fan's Notes Jen Wang Disgrasian Identity
Learning to Like Myself. A Little Bit More. I Hope? Anne-Marie Lindsey Do Not Faint Heart
Letter to a Student Anne-Marie Lindsey Do Not Faint Heart
A Dogs Pain: Lia's Journey Allie Noble Dog Pain: Lia's Journey Heart
On a Daily Basis Elayne Kling Don't Get Wrenched Op/Ed
Again, It Never Ends Elayne Kling Don't Get Wrenched Op/Ed
Can You Say Scam! Elayne Kling Don't Get Wrenched Op/Ed
Beware! Elayne Kling Don't Get Wrenched Op/Ed
Sheesh! Elayne Kling Don't Get Wrenched Op/Ed
Dear Hypothetical Baby Jessica Severson Don't Mind the Mess Heart
Bringing Up Bebe? Ooh La La! Gail Paris Doodle Noodle Parenting
Walking in your Own Shoes. Katie Reedell Dreams in the Palm of Your Hand Identity
My Eyeliner is so Arrogant Shari Simpson Dusty Earth Mother Humor
These Hard Times Angella Dykstra Dutch Blitz Heart
The Best/Worst "Female" Story You Will Ever Read Shari Simpson Earth Mother just means I'm dusty Humor
Confessions of a Cookie Party Crasher Lindsay LaVine Ehilarity Humor
A Real Life Kiss Off From Mike the Magician Lindsay LaVIne Ehilarity Humor
Adventures in Eyebrow Threading Lindsay LaVine Ehilarity Humor
Roller Derby? Been There, Done That, Broke My Elbow. Lindsay LaVine Ehilarity Humor
Let the (Dating) Adventures Begin... Lindsay LaVine Ehilarity Humor
My Childhood Dream: To Be a Male Nurse Lindsay LaVine Ehilarity Identity
Percentages ErinKreitzShirey Embrace Life's Challenges Heart
Mornings From Hell Happen To Everyone Emma Waverman Embrace the Chaos Parenting
Blood and Anxiety Are All In A Days Work Around Here Emma Waverman Embrace the Chaos Parenting
Skating Lessons Are Painful to Watch Emma Waverman Embrace the Chaos Parenting
We Don't Do Homework in These Parts Emma Waverman Embrace the Chaos Parenting
Schoolyard Smackdown: Fancy Mom vs Yoga Mom Emma Waverman Embrace the Chaos Parenting
What Life Lessons Have Your Learned From Your Kids? Emma Waverman Embrace the Chaos Parenting
Young-ish and Old-ish sharongreenthal Empty House, Full Mind Identity
Our Children are not our Masterpieces Sharon Greenthal Empty House, Full Mind Parenting
Marriage - Come Rain or Come Shine Sharon Greenthal Empty House, Full Mind Heart
Laughter at a Funeral Laura Tellado Espresso con Leche Humor
A Lesson In Sailing Hannah Bunker Everything Sunny Always Humor
Dear 15 Year Old Me Hannah Bunker Everything Sunny Always Identity
Waiting for Grace: The Attack on a Woman's Identity Hannah Bunker Everything Sunny Always Heart
A Big Sister's Birthday Wish Hannah Bunker Everything Sunny Always Heart
Gay for Fey Hannah Bunker Everything Sunny Always Humor
Febryary 21 -Funeral speech Hindy Poupko and Seth Galena Eye on Ayelet Heart
Letter to a child's therapist, teacher, counselor: Remember my kids. Tara Adams Faith in Ambiguity Heart
The story of how I accidentally and shockingly helped save a creek and now no one remembers but me and Amy. Tara Adams Faith in Ambiguity Heart
Promoting a Blog is Like Falling Through a Portal to Hell and Ending Up Back At Middle School Tara Adams Faith In Ambiguity Humor
Working Mom's Lament KeAnne Family Building with a Twist Heart
They Shoot Poor People, Don't They? KeAnne Family Building with a Twist Op/Ed
An Open Letter to My Son's Preschool Teachers KeAnne Family Building with a Twist Heart
I Love You Heidi Cave Fancy Feet Heart
Surrender Heidi Cave Fancy Feet Heart
Let the light in Heidi Cave Fancy Feet Heart
Becoming Real Robin Farr Farewell Stranger Parenting
Fashion hypocrisy Fashion Puppets Fashion Puppets Humor
The Only Way I Know How The Fat Lemon Fat Lemon Parenting
I Can't Believe I'm Writing This Out Loud The Fat Lemon Fat Lemon Heart
The Art of Bad Parenting Jillian Lauren Fathermucker Parenting
You've (Not) Come a Long Way, Baby: Why feminism and lactivism make such a dysfunctional couple Suzanne Barston Fearless Formula Feeder Op/Ed
Breastfeeding Promotion Tips from a Formula Feeder (Yes, you read that correctly...) Suzanne Barston Fearless Formula Feeder Op/Ed
Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies Allison Sullivan Feeding My Temple Visuals
I am LOVD Lilly feelLOVDeveryday Identity
The Discovery of You Lilly feelLOVDeveryday Identity
Accepting Your Journey Lilly feelLOVDeveryday Heart
My Happiness. My Responsibility. Lilly feelLOVDeveryday Heart
Name Change Lilly feelLOVDeveryday Parenting
Shifting Want to Need Lilly feelLOVDeveryday Heart
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