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
Questions I have always wanted answered...pet peeves Carol Rood Two Demented Dames Humor
LGBT Dorms for Students Carol Rood Two Demented Dames Op/Ed
Is a responsible teenager a myth? Carol Rood Two Demented Dames Parenting
What I Would Tell My Brand-New-Mom Self Jennifer Andersen Our Muddy Boots Parenting
A Tent Outside the City Jenny Ingram Jenny On the Spot Humor
Why We Moved Larisa Spillman The Momma Hen Heart
Forgiven Leane Vandeman Moms Without Blogs Parenting
Living your Best Life hill + pen www.hillpen.com Identity
But I'm not Sad Ginger Winters Ramble Ramble Heart
How Feminism Saved My Life Marina DelVecchio Marinagraphy: Empowering Girls and Women Heart
Beauty and Raising Girls Marina DelVecchio Marinagraphy: Empowering Girls and Women Parenting
Turning Forty: A Woman in Decades Marina DelVecchio Marinagraphy: Empowering Girls and Women Identity
On Shaving: It's My Body Marina DelVecchio Marinagraphy: Empowering Girls and Women Op/Ed
Fake It Til You Make It Christene Confessions From The Crib Parenting
25 Things I Love About Being Pregnant Christene Confessions From The Crib Parenting
Don't Drink Coffee While Pregnant Christene Confessions From The Crib Parenting
Fun Summer Family Activity Christene Confessions From The Crib Humor
4 Common Myths About Inducing Labor Christene Confessions From The Crib Parenting
What Type of TV is Bad for Kids? Christene Confessions From The Crib Parenting
Child Car Seat Confession Christene Confessions From The Crib Parenting
Kudos to Breastfeeding Moms Christene Confessions From The Crib Parenting
Dating Advice From A Married Woman Christene Confessions From The Crib Heart
There is Something About Elmo... Christene Confessions From The Crib Parenting
Why My Children's Goldfish Scares Me Christene Confessions From The Crib Parenting
7 Unique Ways I'm Celebrating Earth Day Including Using A Ginsu To Fix My Toilet Josette Plank josetteplank.com Humor
Own Your Own Power! Jo Ann Darby The Girlfriend Book Identity
Like attracts Like! Jo Ann Darby The Girlfriend Book Identity
We Just Don't Mix Lianna Greetings From Crazyville Farms Humor
The Littlest Things Lianna Greetings From Crazyville Farms Heart
The Littlest Things Lianna Greetings From Crazyville Farms Heart
The Special Thing Called Life Lianna Greetings From Crazyville Farms Heart
Everyones path curves! Jo Ann Darby The Girlfriend Book Heart
OBEY your HEART! Jo Ann Darby The Girlfriend Book Heart
OBEY your HEART! Jo Ann Darby The Girlfriend Book Heart
Here to SERVE! Jo Ann Darby The Girlfriend Book Heart
Be MO' Jo Ann Darby The Girlfriend Book Heart
blossoms for bonnets Jennifer Linney bug and the sweet banana Visuals
where polaris and aquarius meet Jennifer Linney bug and the sweet banana Identity
a review of my bidet the muskrat DadCentric Humor
Always Caring For Mom DeBorrah K. Ogans DeBorrahK Heart
Thoughts on Divorce and Custody Visits Kate Hayes Adventures in Parenting Parenting
Advice for a New Mom Kate Hayes Adventures in Parenting Heart
A Chance Encounter with Santa Claus Kate Hayes Adventures in Parenting Heart
The Night I Held My First Book Kate Hayes Adventures in Parenting Identity
Does Not Share Well With Others Connie Lissner isuckasaparent.com Parenting
Books for Babes Stephanie Brennan People Do Things With Their Lives Op/Ed
Bella Noise remembers the Baby Days Wendy Wilson Bella Noise Heart
Open letter to a pop tart Wendy Wilson Bella Noise Humor
Life Lessons in the Seafood Section Jenny Feldon Karma (continued...) Heart
This Is Sleep Jeopard Emily Guy Birken The SAHMnambulist Humor
Jenny Lawson The Bloggess Rocked My World, Baby Heidi Ferrer Girl to Mom Visuals
Please stop saying that motherhood is "the hardest job in the world" Amy Wilson When Did I Get Like This? Parenting
Friday Funnies: A Play in One Act Diana Mejia Life Well Blended Humor
Finding the Sock Hope Perlman Unmapped Country Identity
Super Pancake Tuesday Christine Pittman Cook the Story Humor
The Side Dish Solution Christine Pittman Cook the Story Humor
Should Salons Have Child-Free Policies? Christine Pittman Cook the Story (but this post appeared solely on BlogHer) Parenting
What to Worry About? The Food They Eat, Their Relationship with Food or Your Own Motivations? Christine Pittman Cook the Story Parenting
How Sexy is the 2012 Farm Bill? Christine Pittman Cook the Story Op/Ed
Why I Don't Care About Force-Fed Ducks Christine Pittman Cook the Story Identity
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
When Going Home Means Saying Goodbye Louisa Gehring Semper Finest Blog Heart
crunch crunch shuffle shuffle crunch crunch Jennifer Linney bug and the sweet banana Identity
it's mine. all mine. Jennifer Linney bug and the sweet banana Humor
it's mine. all mine. Jennifer Linney bug and the sweet banana Humor
braviing it Jennifer Linney bug and the sweet banana Heart
she is two. hear her roar. Jennifer Linney bug and the sweet banana Parenting
oui, oui, paris Jennifer Linney bug and the sweet banana Visuals
might as well Jennifer Linney bug and the sweet banana Op/Ed
reclamation: the process of taking back what is rightfully yours Jennifer Linney bug and the sweet banana Op/Ed
I Hurt Myself Today Kimberly Morand All Work and No Play Make Mommy Go Something Something Heart
Letters to My Daughter Sara Lind Moments of Exhilaration Heart
Mothers of America, So Nice To Meet You Jennifer Gilbart www.take2mommy.com Parenting
Parenting Is A Learning Experience moeturner We Are Family Parenting
What makes Me Unique? moeturner My Functional Family Identity
I'm Speaking My Truth and Spreading the Word, Because It Does Get Better Schmutzie Schmutzie.com Identity
The Mommy Wars Hunger Games. Cindy Reed The Reedster Speaks Humor
How to Make Heart Fried Potatoes in 22 Minutes Anna Sandler Random Handprints Humor
Speaking out on Domestic Violence – Yes, I was abused! Melissa Garcia ConsumerQueen.com Op/Ed
How To Calm Your Monkey Mind The Zen Mama The Zen Mama's Blog Parenting
Block Rocking Beats in My Head Stacy Jill Calvert Adventures in Stacyland Identity
The World's Largest Reality Check Allison Light darthblonde Humor
Day 15: I'm Like Zuzu Allison Light darthblonde Heart
The Odyssey Allison Light darthblonde Heart
My Twelve Days of Christmas Allison Light darthblonde Humor
Day 8: The Vampire Diaries Allison Light darthblonde Parenting
Craigslist is the New Therapy Allison Light darthblonde Heart
Food Activism: Change the World One Meal at a Time Katy Farber Non-Toxic Kids Op/Ed
Grateful For The Scars Becky Smith Smithellaneous Identity
Mommy Meltdown - Grocery Shopping Edition Stacey Maisch From Grind to Whine Parenting
Bad Words - Oh Pickle!!! Stacey Maisch From Grind to Whine Humor
Bad Words - Oh Pickle!!! Stacey Maisch From Grind to Whine Heart
6 Benefits of Reading for Yourself Stacey Maisch From Grind to Whine Identity
Dear Hypothetical Baby Jessica Severson Don't Mind the Mess Heart
In the Beginning Adrienne Jones No Points for Style Parenting
Inside MY Closet Jen People I Want to Punch in the Throat Humor
My Love Letter to Tina Fey Jen People I Want to Punch in the Throat Humor
Spanking. It's not just for perverts any more! Dead Cow Girl Dead Cow Girl Parenting
Spanking. It's not just for perverts any more! Dead Cow Girl Dead Cow Girl Humor
The Real Life of a Houseboy Dead Cow Girl Dead Cow Girl Humor