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
The Real Life of a Houseboy Dead Cow Girl Dead Cow Girl Humor
Empty Nest Syndrome: Who, Me? Lara DiPaola Chicken Nuggets of Wisdom Parenting
Empty Nest Syndrom: Who, Me? Lara DiPaola Chicken Nuggets of Wisdom Parenting
Jim Carrey now learns his dance moves from me thanks to Zumba Dead Cow Girl Dead Cow Girl Humor
Bedtime Gone Bad Dead Cow Girl Dead Cow Girl Parenting
Bedtime Gone Bad Dead Cow Girl Dead Cow Girl Parenting
Playing Doctor Sosha Lewis It's Not Sasha Humor
Diet Plan for Moms of Wee Ones Liza Wyles Mama Jabber Parenting
Into the Mouth of Babes Sosha Lewis It's Not Sasha Humor
Young Forever, Forever Young Sosha Lewis It's Not Sasha Heart
And the Damage Done Sosha Lewis It's Not Sasha Heart
Whitney was a Starr Sosha Lewis It's Not Sasha Heart
The Letter to the Kid Sosha Lewis It's Not Sasha Heart
Thanks Sosha Lewis It's Not Sasha Heart
This is About Life Emily Sandford Skinny Emmie Identity
when hearts go walking Darcie Maranich Such The Spot Parenting
Letter to You Ariana Pritchett Simply Living Identity
Ministrations Vikki uppoppedafox.com Identity
Growing Up Blue and White in Happy Valley Katy Farber Katy Farber Op/Ed
I was gonna be somebody Totally Ovar It Totally Ovar It Heart
She Doesn't Know Darcie Maranich Such The Spot Heart
The NEW Deal or...Where oh Where has my Little Boy gone...? Lesli DeVito My Old Country House Parenting
On the Outskirts of the Playground Stacey Maisch From Grind to Whine Heart
You Want a Real Mommy War? Ashley Taylor The Dose of Reality Parenting
through the cracks Darcie Maranich Such The Spot Identity
Embracing a Mission You Didn't Ask For Rachel2 www.lifeisgoodlickthebowl.blogspot.com Heart
The New Diagnosis Heather Slutzky Then Everything Changed Heart
The Importance of Being a Stranger Ariana Mullins And Here We Are... Identity
Thank You For Rejecting Me Amy Parmenter The ParmFarm Identity
Carefree Living OR Living Free of Care? Lindsay Simone Behrens The Quote I Wrote Identity
Just Be YOU! Lindsay Simone Behrens The Quote I Wrote Heart
Expat Life: Let's Talk About Alienation Ariana Mullins And Here We Are... Identity
She Was Right. Ariana Mullins And Here We Are... Heart
Grief and the Glass Butterfly Jenny Feldon Karma (continued...) Parenting
The Tara Experience Tara Pratt Tara Pratt Heart
The Tara Experience Tara Pratt Tara Pratt Heart
The Tara Experience Tara Pratt Tara Pratt Heart
WITH LOVE Lesli DeVito My Old Country House Heart
Raising Boys Not To Be Total Jerks Jennifer Prestholdt The Human Rights Warrior Parenting
How the Media Makes Us Hate Ourselves, And Other Adventures in Feminism Sara Lind Moments of Exhilaration Op/Ed
A Birthday With Nothing To Celebrate Momma Maven Momma Maven in the Making Heart
Not Another Mommy War Joanne Bamberger PunditMom Op/Ed
You-The Stealer Sha Life.Love & Laundry Heart
A full circle sausage moment The Bearded Iris In The Powder Room Humor
What "Are you ready for Christmas?" might really mean. Iris Beard The Bearded Iris Heart
Oh my God, what's that smell? Iris Beard The Bearded Iris Humor
Struggle to the Snuggle (WTF Wednesday) Iris Beard The Bearded Iris Heart
It's just a phase...I hope. Iris Beard The Bearded Iris Humor
DIY Feminine Hygiene Tips Iris Beard The Bearded Iris Humor
Sorry I pushed you in the head Elizabeth Jayne Liu Flourish in Progress Humor
Monday Dare: Check yourself before you wreck yourself Elizabeth Jayne Liu Flourish in Progress Humor
Monday Dare: This urge overtakes everyone, yes? Elizabeth Jayne Liu Flourish in Progress Humor
On the bright side, only one of us went to jail Elizabeth Jayne Liu Flourish in Progress Humor
Toeing the motherf**king line Elizabeth Jayne Liu Flourish in Progress Identity
I'm a Banana. Shiftless Mommie Shiftless Mommie Humor
Motherhood is not the most important job Liz Hello Ladies Op/Ed
Dear Cora: You Save a Life Kristine McCormick Cora's Story Heart
Ready Kristine Brite McCormick Cora's Story Heart
I Was Gonna Be Somebody Totally Ovar It Totally Ovar It Heart
How I Deactivated My Facebook Account and Walked Away From 555 Friends Cindy La Ferle Cindy La Ferle's Home Office Op/Ed
Mirror Mirror Rachel Noble Mummy Muddles Parenting
Our Storms Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Heart
Post-Mommy-Blog: Vol #1 Issue #1 Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Parenting
History Layered Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Identity
Post-Mommy-Blog: Vol #1 Issue #1 Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Parenting
A Sweet Dream~Post-Mommy Blog Vol: #1 Issue: #2 Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Parenting
A Fallen Tree Becomes Re-Purposed Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Identity
Echo Wisely Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Heart
Post-Mommy Blog Vol: 1 Issue #3 Mommy is the first Valentine Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Parenting
Artwork in Progress Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Heart
The Lesson of Change Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Heart
The Lesson of Release Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Heart
Once Upon a Spindle Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Identity
Love—Roosters! Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Heart
Happy Easter—Post-Mommy Blog Vol: #1 Issue: #4 Jeri L. Glatter The Cottage at Rooster Ridge Parenting
Alone at Night Heidi Ferrer Girl to Mom Identity
My Vagina Has a First Name Heidi Ferrer Girl to Mom Humor
Over the Moon Heidi Ferrer Girl to Mom Visuals
Prayer For a Son Heidi Ferrer Girl to Mom Parenting
Bex's Last Cast- Woot Woot! Heidi Ferrer Girl to Mom Parenting
Scoliosis Cast Removal Heidi Ferrer Girl to Mom Parenting
Witch Gone Wild Heidi Ferrer Girl to Mom Visuals
Pole Dancing For Kids? Heidi Ferrer Girl to Mom Op/Ed
Jail Fail Heidi Ferrer Girl to Mom Op/Ed
Hey Baby, Check Out My Washboard Abs! Heidi Ferrer Girl to Mom Humor
College Timeline for Neurotic Parents J.D. Rothman TheNeuroticParent Humor
That Super Weird Thing You Do Kelcey Kintner The Mama Bird Diaries Humor
Romantic Moments in the Modern Day Marriage Kelcey Kintner The Mama Bird Diaries Humor
How To Take Your Daughter to a Birthday Tea Party Kelcey Kintner The Mama Bird Diaries Humor
On Romney & Rosen & Why Assumptions Are Bull Katherine Stone Strollerderby Heart
Ministrations Vikki Reich Up Popped A Fox Identity
September Morn Remembering Noah Donna Schultz Tuesdays with Jesus Heart
dear moms with littles Rachel Martin finding joy Parenting
The Devil's Advocate To Happiness Prescriptions Josette Plank josetteplank.com Op/Ed
What's Your Number? Amy Phillips Accidental Musings Identity
How a conservative Catholic school saved my teen from public education Amy Phillips Washington TImes Communities Parenting
My Son's Wings Alexandria I Don't Blog, But if I Did Heart
Who's That Girl Sha Life.Love & Laundry Heart
Sweet Child of Mine Sha Life.Love & Laundry Heart
New Years Resolutions in a 2.0 World Miscellaneous Mum Miscellaneous Mum - Trying to find the objective correlative, everyday Humor