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
through the cracks Darcie Maranich Such The Spot Identity
She Doesn't Know Darcie Maranich Such The Spot Heart
when hearts go walking Darcie Maranich Such The Spot Parenting
The Lesson I Never Thought I'd Have to Teach My Son Melissa Wells Suburban Scrawl Parenting
How to Get a Man to Have Sex with you During "Pawn Stars" Pat Dunnigan Suburban Kamikaze Humor
Mommy's Customer Service Center and Wine Bar Pat Dunnigan Suburban Kamikaze Humor
It's Time to Re-Think Pink Lois Alter Mark StyleSubstanceSoul Op/Ed
My Handbag, Myself Lois Alter Mark StyleSubstanceSoul Humor
Lois and Michael on Becoming Empty Nesters Lois Alter Mark StyleSubstanceSoul Parenting
Lois' Mom, Style Icon Lois Alter Mark StyleSubstanceSoul Identity
On Romney & Rosen & Why Assumptions Are Bull Katherine Stone Strollerderby Heart
Am I Bad Enough? Amber Strocel Strocel.com Identity
The Uprising (or why I am cowering in a corner suspiciously eyeing my children’s toys) Tricia Stream Stream of the Conscious Humor
An Open Letter to my Sons on Their First Birthday Tricia Stream Stream of the Conscious Heart
This is Prematurity Tricia Stream Stream of the Conscious Visuals
Bringing Sexy Back Tricia Stream Stream of the Conscious Parenting
Doing Time: Navigating the NICU Tricia Stream Stream of the Conscious Parenting
The year I stopped chasing skinny JL Fields Stop Chasing Skinny Visuals
Not Even Wrong Stimey Stimeyland Parenting
And Then a Giant Chasm Opened Up in the Earth and Swallowed the Rental Car Stimey Stimeyland Humor
So, About That "Ready for Use" Pool... Stimey Stimeyland Humor
Gender Bender Stacey Gill Stacey Gill Ink Op/Ed
Can We Have a Pet? Stacey Gill Stacey Gill Ink Parenting
The Care and Maintenance of a Hermit Crab Stacey Gill Stacey Gill Ink Humor
Gaming the System Stacey Gill Stacey Gill Ink Parenting
Do You Lie to Your Kids? Stacey Gill Stacey Gill Ink Parenting
What Would You Do for Your Child? Stacey Gill Stacey Gill Ink Parenting
The Tick of the Clock Law Momma Spilled Milk (and other atrocities) Identity
Perfection Law Momma Spilled Milk (and other atrocities) Heart
Pretty Law Momma Spilled Milk (and other atrocities) Identity
The Storybooks Got It Wrong Kimberly S. Sperk* Parenting
Sportscaster Dan Patrick Crushed My Morale Kimberly Speranza Sperk* Op/Ed
Life is Not A Magazine Cover Rhoda Vickers Southern Hospitality Heart
Party Pants Kelly Southern Fried Children Parenting
Carolyn & Taco Kelly Southern Fried Children Humor
Shane's Story Kelly Southern Fried Children Humor
Coconutty Kelly Hines Southern Fried Children Humor
Rebel, Rebel Kelly Southern Fried Chicken Humor
A Promise to My Children Courtenay Baker-Olinger Soup: Midwestern Mama Cooking Up Life in the Heartland Parenting
I Bring Home the Bacon Courtenay Baker-Olinger Soup: Midwestern Mama Cooking Up Life in the Heartland Humor
I Have PTSD Chelsea Day somedayilllearn@gmail.com Heart
I Have PTSD Chelsea Day Someday I'll Learn Heart
20 Days-What Time Can Bring Sober Julie Sober Julie Doing Life Heart
20 Days – What Time Can Bring Sober Julie Sober Julie Doing Life Heart
I am a Drunk Julie Elsdon-Height Sober Julie Doing Life Identity
Quit being a jerk to yourself. Michelle Albright-Peters So Wonderful, So Marvelous Humor
Quit being a jerk to yourself. Michelle Albright-Peters So Wonderful, So Marvelous Identity
Grateful For The Scars Becky Smith Smithellaneous Identity
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Lisa Ash SmartMomEDU.com Identity
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Lisa Ash SmartMomEDU.com Heart
Two Balloons. Going Up. Ashley Lauren Small Strokes Fell Big Oaks Heart
This is About Life Emily Sandford Skinny Emmie Identity
Those Who Do Yoga Ellie DeLano SingleMomtism Humor
In Real Life Ellie DeLano SingleMomtism Op/Ed
Nevermind, I'll Find A Song Like You Ellie DeLano SingleMomtism Identity
Empty Gestures Ellie DeLano SingleMomtism Heart
One Touch Ellie DeLano SingleMomtism Parenting
http://www.singlemamanyc.com/2011/11/tendrils-of-depression.html Issa Mas singlemamanyc Heart
Tendrils Of Depression Issa Mas Single Mom in NYC Heart
Tendrils of Depression Issa Mas Single Mama NYC Heart
Pushing Your Past into Your Future Issa Mas Single Mama NYC Parenting
Growing From What Irritates You Issa Mas Single Mama NYC Heart
Pushing Your Past Out Into Your Future Issa Mas Single Mama NYC Heart
Tendrils of Depression Issa Maas Single Mama NYC Parenting
Tendrils of Depression Issa Single Mama NYC Heart
Tendrils of Depression Issa Mas Single Mama NYC Identity
The Horror of Mealtime Issa Mas Single Mama NYC Identity
A Typical College Sendoff Dawn Sticklen Since You Asked.... Parenting
Inappropriate Coaching and Parent Responses Dawn Sticklen Since You Asked.... Op/Ed
Marriage Status is Irrelevant Mandy Walker Since My Divorce Op/Ed
Letter to You Ariana Pritchett Simply Living Identity
Mother's Day Robin Elton Simple Green Organic Happy Identity
I'm a Banana. Shiftless Mommie Shiftless Mommie Humor
When Going Home Means Saying Goodbye Louisa Gehring Semper Finest Blog Heart
You Know You're a Mother When You Need to Count to 300 Tracy Morrison Sellabit Mum Parenting
Maryl believes: In Stella McCartney’s Miracle Dress Mary Lou Floyd Second Lives Club Identity
Maryl and Caryl wonder: Why Can't We Get Anything Done? Mary Lou Floyd & Carrie Tuhy Second Lives Club Identity
Maryl asks: Do you really "like" us? Mary Lou Floyd Second Lives Club Identity
Maryl supports: The Occupy Wall Street protests Mary Lou Floyd Second Lives Club Identity
Maryl writes: Reserving your mind for later on Mary Lou Floyd Second Lives Club Identity
Maryl writes: Take Your Work Outside Mary Lou Floyd Second Lives Club Identity
Maryl wishes: Happy Birthday to Eileen Mary Lou Floyd Second Lives Club Identity
A mama in the darkness Jocelyn ScooterMarie Parenting
Wherever I am Staci Hopkin Scooping it Up Parenting
Ryder Nicholas Chadwick. A Birth Story. Claire Chadwick Scissors Paper Rock Heart
Mother Land Africa. {Eden in Niger} Claire Chadwick Scissors Paper Rock Identity
Dear Miss Ella. Claire Chadwick Scissors Paper Rock Parenting
Overseas Trip. Part 3. Canada. {Me, a pregnant belly, my 3 yr old & an online friendship} Claire Chadwick Scissors Paper Rock Visuals
We Can Become Known Elan Morgan Schmutzie.com Identity
I'm Speaking My Truth and Spreading the Word, Because It Does Get Better Schmutzie Schmutzie.com Identity
We Can Become Known Elan Morgan Schmutzie Op/Ed
Your Kids Don't Need An Adult Playmate; They Need Parents Jane Byers Goodwin Scheiss Weekly Parenting
Dick Clark and Our Sofa Jane Byers Goodwin Scheiss Weekly Heart
I'm My Mother's Daughter Tracy Jensen May / ChiMomWriter Scary Mommy (guest post) Heart
Today I Banish Shame Sara Hawkins Saving For Someday Heart
What Childbirth Feels Like, And Other Burning (Pun Intended) Questions Answered Una LaMarche sassycurmudgeon.com Humor
What Childbirth Feels Like, And Other Burning (Pun Intended) Questions Answered Una LaMarche sassycurmudgeon.com Humor
Mustache Love Redux: Continued Growth Sara Santiago sarasantiago.com Identity
Tales of My City Sarah Piazza Sarah Piazza Identity
Summer of '79 Sarah Piazza Sarah Piazza Identity
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