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.


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.

Titlesort icon Content Creator Name Blog Name (if applicable, N/A if not) Category
Cleanliness is Next to Craziness Ashley Taylor The Dose of Reality Humor
Climbing the Steps Debbie Anderson San Diego Momma Heart
Clive Owen: Staring at me? Or not staring at me? Haley Overland Cheaty Monkey Humor
Closer to Fine Glennon Momastery Humor
Clueless About Kindness Abby Diaz What's Left Over Parenting
Coconut Macaroons Ann McElfresh Cooking Healthy For Me Heart
Coconutty Kelly Hines Southern Fried Children Humor
Coexist. Rachel Callahan Grasping for Objectivity Visuals
Coexist. Rachel Callahan Grasping for Objectivity Parenting
College Timeline for Neurotic Parents J.D. Rothman TheNeuroticParent Humor
Coming Home to Myself Ananda Leeke Author Ananda Leeke Heart
Coming Out, Over and Over Carol Rood Two Demented Dames Identity
Confessions From An Unorganized Working Mom Alicia Liberating Working Moms Parenting
Confessions of a Cookie Party Crasher Lindsay LaVine Ehilarity Humor
Confidence is Sexy Stephanie Brennan People Do Things With Their Lives Op/Ed
Conflicted About All The Time Tracy Liberating Working Moms Heart
Conspiracy Theories Cindi Summerlin Letting the Words Escape Op/Ed
Content. Discontent. Marta Lost and Forgotten Identity
Convincing Myself. Michelle Longo The Journey Identity
Costume Changes Joanne Tombrakos One Woman's Eye Identity
Courageous of Crazy Joanne Tombrakos One Woman's Eye Identity
Cover girl crisis Peta-Jo Peta-Jo Heart
Craigslist is the New Therapy Allison Light darthblonde Heart
Cramping my style JulieSue Goldwasser Obsessed with Poop...and other sh*t Humor
Crashing Down Melissa Arca Confessions of a Dr. Mom Heart
Crazy Stupid Lovely Boys Pilar Clark Babble Kids Parenting
Creatvity Trumps Excuses. Always. Ok like 98.5% Ashley Taylor Dare-To-Shine Op/Ed
crunch crunch shuffle shuffle crunch crunch Jennifer Linney bug and the sweet banana Identity
Cultural Identity and Strange Hats.. Happy St David's Day! Rachel Yates Defining Moves Identity
Dad Forgets Baby In Parking Lot, I Don't Judge Jill Krause Baby Rabies Parenting
Damage Control Andrea About 100% Parenting
Dating Advice From A Married Woman Christene Confessions From The Crib Heart
Dating, Crushes, and Overcoming Shyness Rachael O'Bryan Rachael's New York Heart
Day 15: I'm Like Zuzu Allison Light darthblonde Heart
Day 8: The Vampire Diaries Allison Light darthblonde Parenting
Dead Vagina Walking Erin I'm Gonna Kill Him Humor
Dear 15 Year Old Me Hannah Bunker Everything Sunny Always Identity
Dear @BlogHer attendees & non-attendees Anissa Mayhew Free Anissa Identity
Dear All the Single Ladies: You Are Not Beyonce Veronica @ CrunchyVTMommy Crunchy VT Mommy Op/Ed
Dear Ann Krinsky Age Twenty Ann Imig Ann's Rants Identity
Dear Averi: A Birthday Letter Jen Senecal Keekoin Heart
Dear Cora: You Save a Life Kristine McCormick Cora's Story Heart
Dear Hypothetical Baby Jessica Severson Don't Mind the Mess Heart
Dear John Susan Goldberg Mama non Grata Op/Ed
Dear Katy Perry, Please Stop Making Me Be The Mean Mom! Sharon Rowley Momof6 Humor
Dear Lily Jen Senecal Humor
Dear Michele Bachmann, Leave My Daughter's Cervix Out of Your Campaign Joanne Bamberger PunditMom Op/Ed
Dear Miss Ella. Claire Chadwick Scissors Paper Rock Parenting
dear moms with littles Rachel Martin finding joy Parenting
Dear Neighbours Rumour Miller The Rumour Mill Humor
Debbie Wasserman Schultz: To the New York Times, a Mom Before All Else Joanne Bamberger PunditMom Op/Ed
Depression and My Online Persona Lisa M Frame Daily Pinch Identity
Detour: Johor Bahru (via the KTM Intercity Train) Pooja notabilia Visuals
Detour: Lombok, Indonesia Pooja notabilia Visuals
Detour: Macau Pooja notabilia Visuals
Detox. Rachel Callahan Grasping for Objectivity Heart
diamond dust hill + pen Identity
Dick Clark and Our Sofa Jane Byers Goodwin Scheiss Weekly Heart
Diet Plan for Moms of Wee Ones Liza Wyles Mama Jabber Parenting
Difficult Blondefabulous Blondefabulocity Heart
Ding Dong Morgan Shanahan Identity
Ding Dong the Fish are Dead Robin O'Bryant Robin's Chicks Humor
Dinner At My House Last Night Christie Tate Outlaw Mama Humor
Dinosaurs Are Named Lily Or Annie Not Bud Or Bob Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Humor
Dirty Little Secret Katie Hennenlotter Mom de Plume: The Misadventures of a Multi-faceted Mom Heart
Discovering "The Art of Discovery" Susan Russell An Inch at a Time Op/Ed
Distracted Val Curtis Mental Chew Parenting
Divided in Parenting We Fail Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Parenting
DIY Feminine Hygiene Tips Iris Beard The Bearded Iris Humor
Do Prettier Moms Get More Playdates? Pilar Clark Babble Kids Parenting
Do You Ever Think About Random Things: Elephant Edition Sarah Manley Humor
Do You Lie to Your Kids? Stacey Gill Stacey Gill Ink Parenting
Do You Want to Cry? Susan Driscoll Two Demented Dames Parenting
Does Age Matter Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Humor
Does Not Share Well With Others Connie Lissner Parenting
Doesn't Every Vote Matter? Haley Overland On Our Minds Identity
Doesn't Every Vote Matter? Haley Overland On Our Minds Op/Ed
Doing The Right Thing Kim Trimble Live From The 205 Heart
Doing Time: Navigating the NICU Tricia Stream Stream of the Conscious Parenting
Domestic Enemies of the Stay at Home Mom Julianna Miner Rants from Mommyland Humor
Don't Drink Coffee While Pregnant Christene Confessions From The Crib Parenting
Don't hate me because I'm beautiful Emily Mrs Sabbatical Heart
Don't Let A Lack of Talent Hold You Back Alexandra Rosas Good Day, Regular People Identity
Double LIfe Rachel Yates Defining Moves Identity
Down Undie Kristen McClusky motherload: diary of a modern day housewife superhero Parenting
Dragon Water Elizabeth Jayne Liu Flourish in Progress Humor
Drama Queen Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Parenting
Drama Queen Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Heart
Dresden Goes to Washington Dresden Creating Motherhood Op/Ed
Dropping The Cross Law Momma Liberating Working Moms Parenting
Drowning My Husband Kim Trimble Live From The 205 Heart
During Pregnancy, Sh*t Happens Deborah Cruz The TRUTH about Motherhood Humor
Dwarf Dojo Gwen Hartley The Hartley Hooligans Humor
Earth Year Stephanie Moram Good Girl Gone Green Identity
Earthquakes and Hurricanes and Flooding, Oh My! Joanne Tombrakos One Woman's Eye Op/Ed
Eat from the Box, Drink from the Carton: 10 Tips for Showing your Home Cindy Reed The Reedster Speaks Humor
Eating Dirt Kristin Mondays with Mac Visuals
Echo Wisely Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Heart
edge of a grave and meat ants rebekah dickinson a sculptured life Humor
Eeeewwww-Lice: Yep, we all have to deal with it Megan Brown Freshly-Hatched Heart