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 Namesort icon Blog Name (if applicable, N/A if not) Category
Crashing Down Melissa Arca Confessions of a Dr. Mom Heart
Breastfeeding and the agony of baby's first bottle Melissa Arca Confessions of a Dr. Mom Op/Ed
Growing Pains of the Heart Melissa Arca Confessions of a Dr. Mom Heart
Every Mistake Ever Made Melinsa Coogan The Wilder Coast Humor
Am I Really Heart of the Family if No One Notices Mom Is Locked in the Chicken Coop? Melanie Jean Juneau The Joy Of Mothering Heart
My Seven Year Old Explains How To Influence A Two Year Old Melanie Jean Juneau The Joy Of Mothering Heart
My Baby Eats Dog Food?!!! Melanie Jean Juneau The Joy Of The Mothering Heart
OMG, WTF, SOB and other Three Letter Words I Want to Scream Megan Terry Millions of Miles Humor
Raising Human Beings and Life Lessons from the Duggars Megan Terry Millions of Miles Heart
Anatomy of a Haircut Megan Terry Millions of Miles Humor
He Won't Have A Video Megan Terry Millions of Miles Parenting
For the Claire Dunphy's and not the Claire Huxtable's Megan Terry Millions of Miles Parenting
Rules for boys Megan Terry Millions of Miles Humor
Lasting Impact Megan Terry Millions of Miles Heart
What does Mommy do? Megan Schwartz Meg's Musings Parenting
Refuge: Hurricane Katrina 6th Anniversary Megan Jordan Velveteen Mind Heart
Bullet in the Back Megan Jordan Velveteen Mind Heart
Photos Speak a Thousand Words: The Simple Beauty of Being a Mom Megan Brown Freshly-Hatched Visuals
The Power of Play: 4 Ways to Encourage Imaginative Play Megan Brown Freshly-Hatched Parenting
Eeeewwww-Lice: Yep, we all have to deal with it Megan Brown Freshly-Hatched Heart
Maryl and Caryl wonder: Why Can't We Get Anything Done? Mary Lou Floyd & Carrie Tuhy Second Lives Club Identity
Maryl believes: In Stella McCartney’s Miracle Dress Mary Lou Floyd 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
Grain by Grain Mary Lauren Weimer My 3 Little Birds Parenting
Hide and Seek Mary Lauren Weimer My 3 Little Birds Heart
You Probably Won't Read This Marta Lost and Forgotten Identity
If I Didn't Work Marta Lost and Forgotten Humor
Without Words Marta Lost and Forgotten Identity
Food Poisioning With Children Marta Lost and Forgotten Humor
The Soliloquy of Motherhood Marta Lost and Forgotten Parenting
Tradition. Marta Lost and Forgotten Heart
Content. Discontent. Marta Lost and Forgotten Identity
Who I'm Pretending To Be Marta Lost and Forgotten Identity
Marta Marta Lost and Forgotten Heart
A Girl, a Boy, and a Pink Flamingo Named Dot Marshall Hook The Four Father Parenting
On Shaving: It's My Body Marina DelVecchio Marinagraphy: Empowering Girls and Women Op/Ed
Turning Forty: A Woman in Decades Marina DelVecchio Marinagraphy: Empowering Girls and Women Identity
Beauty and Raising Girls Marina DelVecchio Marinagraphy: Empowering Girls and Women Parenting
How Feminism Saved My Life Marina DelVecchio Marinagraphy: Empowering Girls and Women Heart
The Soundtrack of Loss Marie Cooper Nourish: Living, Laughing, Whining Heart
An Abiding Sense of Tragedy Marianne We Band of Mothers Heart
Our family confronts things not pretty Marcy Magiera Bella Noise Parenting
Granpa's sweet spot Marcy Magiera Bella Noise Heart
'Dancing' and dying on his own terms Marcy Magiera Bella Noise Heart
Superwoman bites own behind Marcy Magiera Bella Noise Identity
Boy to man: Mom's hardest transition? Marcy Magiera Bella Noise Parenting
'Dancing' and dying on his own terms Marcy Magiera Bella Noise Heart
"Latitude Adjustments" Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Heart
“The Man Who Wasn’t There: A 9/11 Remembrance” Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Heart
"What's Baggage Got To Do With It?" Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Heart
'When They Fall, They Fly' Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Heart
"To Writers!" Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Identity
"The Bride Wore Black" Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Heart
"Take 2: I Blog, Therefore I Am" Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Identity
"Under the Laughing Tree: Our Wedding Vows to Our Children" Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Parenting
"Why We Write Even When We Have No Time" Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Identity
"Sweet Tweets: Of Chocolate and Twitter" Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Identity
"Outliers of Out-Loving" Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Heart
"Wherein I Win an Essay Contest and Populate One Blog Post with Several Diverse Celebrities Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Humor
"Where's Home for the Holidays When You're Divorced or Remarried?" Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Heart
Your Kindle Can't Do That Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Identity
A Tale of Two Deaths: Losing My Mother to Alzheimer's, Part I Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Heart
Marlo & Me—Prologue Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Identity
Marlo & Me—Act I Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Identity
Breaking Eggs, Making Omelets: The Midlife Marriage Proposal Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Heart
Marriage Status is Irrelevant Mandy Walker Since My Divorce Op/Ed
Trichotillomaniac (or That One Time I Pulled Out All My Eyelashes) Mandy Boles The Well-Read Wife Heart
Trichotillomaniac (or That One Time I Pulled Out All My Eyelashes) Mandy Boles The Well-Read Wife Humor
Shark Eyes Mandy Boles The Well-Read Wife Identity
Shark Eyes Mandy Boles The Well-Read Wife Heart
Tantra Guy (Or That Time My Hairdresser Propositioned Me With Swing Dancing and Tantric Sex) Mandy Boles The Well-Read Wife Humor
I Know You Are Drunk Maija's Mommy Moments Maija's Mommy Moments Heart
To Be, Not To Be Maggie Christ Magpie Musing Heart
Impossible Things Before Breakfast Maggie Christ Magpie Musing Identity
Scenes From A Marriage: January Kill Maggie Flux Capicitor Heart
Bested by a Methhead Lyz Lenz LyzLenz.com Humor
At War Lyz Lenz LyzLenz.com Heart
When Going Home Means Saying Goodbye Louisa Gehring Semper Finest Blog Heart
Fish-Infested Waters Lori Volkman Witty Little Secret Identity
Fish-Infested Waters Lori Volkman Witty Little Secret Identity
Facing Birth Mother Discussions Without Fear Lori Lavender Luz Write Mind Open Heart.com Parenting
Better Off Without You Lori Dwyer Random Ramblings of a SAHM Heart
Vloggus Interruptus Lori Dwyer Random Ramblings of a SAHM Visuals
The Untold Story Lora My Camo Kids: An Army Wife Life Heart
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
Diet Plan for Moms of Wee Ones Liza Wyles Mama Jabber Parenting
Through The Screen Door Liz Jostes a belle, a bean, & a chicago dog Heart
Everyone is Having Babies Except for Me Liz Jostes a belle, a bean & a chicago dog Parenting
Life with a Food Intolerance Liz Jostes a belle, a bean & a chicago dog Parenting
Blog Dangerous with Love Liz Henry The Six Year Itch Parenting
To My Daughter and Girls Everywhere Liz Henry The Six Year Itch Op/Ed
Why Do I Have to Coo at Your Baby When You Won’t Pet My Cat? Liz Ference Maybe Baby, Maybe NOT! Humor
You Look Good Holding That Baby...And Other Creepy Things People Say Liz Ference Maybe Baby, Maybe NOT! Humor