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.

NOTE: YOU MUST BE LOGGED IN TO NOMINATE OR VOTE ON A POST.

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) Categorysort icon
Welcome to Motherhood: The Vagina Texts Danielle Elwood Danielle Elwood Dot Com Humor
Trichotillomaniac (or That One Time I Pulled Out All My Eyelashes) Mandy Boles The Well-Read Wife Humor
never-had-a-baby-body nellie @ the third boob the third boob...and other adventures in mommyhood Humor
Yet Another Brilliant Idea Kim Trimble Live From The 205 Humor
Yet Another Brilliant Idea Kim Trimble Live From The 205 Humor
Rebel, Rebel Kelly Southern Fried Chicken Humor
A Few Things No One Told Me About Parenting Julianna Miner Rants from Mommyland Humor
Domestic Enemies of the Stay at Home Mom Julianna Miner Rants from Mommyland Humor
The Island of Misnamed Toys Julianna Miner Rants from Mommyland Humor
I Kind of Miss Diapers Suzanne Davis bebehblog Humor
How To Stalk Nathan Fillion Jen "Jen" e sais Quoi Humor
OMG, Free Beef! Jen "Jen" e Saia Quoi Humor
Fat Girl In A Little Coooooat... Jen "Jen" e Sais Quoi Humor
Kids Are Assholes...Umm, I mean, People Too Jen "Jen" e Sais Quoi Humor
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
A Mother's Prayer For Its Son Una LaMarche The Sassy Curmudgeon Humor
An Open Letter to Uma Thurman Una LaMarche The Sassy Curmudgeon Humor
Motherhood Ate My Brain Kathy Radigan My dishwasher's possessed! Humor
Dear Neighbours Rumour Miller The Rumour Mill Humor
Bra-Humbug Tracy Beckerman Lost in Suburbia Humor
In Which Shapewear Is Out To Get Me Jodifur Jodifur Humor
Twas the night before school starts Melissa Brodsky Rock and Drool Humor
Twas the night before school starts Melissa Brodsky Rock and Drool Humor
During Pregnancy, Sh*t Happens Deborah Cruz The TRUTH about Motherhood Humor
The Holiday Card Spiral of Self-Hatred Jillian Lauren Jillian Lauren Humor
All I Want For Christmas is a Less Confused Identity Jillian Lauren Jillian Lauren Humor
Pediatrician: "Urine Trouble, Mommy." Christie O. Tate Swaddled With Joy Humor
Pediatrician: "Urine Trouble, Mommy." Christie O. Tate Swaddled With Joy Humor
Bronzed Beauties Christie O. Tate Swaddled With Joy Humor
Bad Romance Christie O. Tate Swaddled With Joy Humor
Resemblance Christie O. Tate Swaddled With Joy Humor
My Soul Might Still be at 36,000 Feet Erin Domareki I'm Gonna Kill Him Humor
T'was the Morning Rumour Miller The Rumour Mill Humor
Homeless, Hipster, or Redneck: A Guide to Distinguishing The Younger Generation Kristen Howerton Rage Against the Minivan Humor
An Open Letter to Bra Manufacturers Jana Llewellyn An Attitude Adjustment Humor
All I Want for Christmas is Stuff I Have Neglected to Mention to My Mother Until Now Amy Wilson When DId I Get Like This Humor
25 Things I DON'T Wanna Do Before I Croak! Barb Best Barb's Blast Humor Blog Humor
Fashion Tips From the Periphery Tangled Lou Periphery Humor
Back That Truck Up! Tangled Lou Periphery Humor
OMG, WTF, SOB and other Three Letter Words I Want to Scream Megan Terry Millions of Miles Humor
Anatomy of a Haircut Megan Terry Millions of Miles Humor
Rules for boys Megan Terry Millions of Miles Humor
A Prayer For Anthropologie Ann Ann's Rants Humor
Instructions For The Best Camp Closing Ceremony Ever Ann Ann's Rants Humor
I don't want to get married but you go ahead Suzy Where Hot Comes To Die Humor
How To Have A Right-On Civil Union Hellraisin Gaytheist Gospel Hour Humor
How do you people find me? Fadra Nally all.things.fadra Humor
Bested by a Methhead Lyz Lenz LyzLenz.com Humor
Been Caught Stealin': Today's Mama, Wagon Avenger Jennifer Beck Furber Baby by the Sea Humor
Yo, Hallmark. I got some Valentines for ya. Janelle Hanchett Renegade Mothering Humor
Are you Ready for Parenthood? A Helpful Checklist just for You! Janelle Hanchett Renegade Mothering Humor
Are you Ready for Parenthood? A Helpful Checklist just for You! Janelle Hanchett Renegade Mothering Humor
Intruder In The House Ilana Wiles Mommy Shorts Humor
I Bring Home the Bacon Courtenay Baker-Olinger Soup: Midwestern Mama Cooking Up Life in the Heartland Humor
Oh The Places You'll Go Julianna Miner Rants from Mommyland Humor
Oh The Places You'll Go Julianna Miner Rants from Mommyland Humor
When Blogging Has Gone Too Far Alexandra Rosas Good Day, Regular People Humor
When Blogging Has Gone Too Far Alexandra Rosas Good Day, Regular People Humor
Keratin: The Inside Scoop Andrea Reiser Gold Coast Mama Humor
Clive Owen: Staring at me? Or not staring at me? Haley Overland Cheaty Monkey Humor
The Poet at the Genius Bar Neil Kramer Citizen of the Month Humor
Sibling Loverly Kami Lewis Levin The Fence: A Working Mom Blog Humor
PTWD: Post-Traumatic Walmart Disorder Anne Parris Not A Supermom Humor
To The Group of Horrified Teens Sitting Next To Me at the 10 PM Showing of Crazy Stupid Love: I am S Alexandra Rosas Good Day, Regular People Humor
No. Maybe. Why Yes, Yes You Can. Arnebya Herndon What Now and Why Humor
Closer to Fine Glennon Momastery Humor
"Wherein I Win an Essay Contest and Populate One Blog Post with Several Diverse Celebrities Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Humor
Nothing to Say Neil Kramer Citizen of the Month Humor
Thigh Cancer Lauren Rockwell After Five Years Humor
Klunkers Lauren Rockwell After Five Years Humor
Open Letter to the Creators of Angry Birds @marymac Pajamas and Coffee Humor
10 Ways to Put the Fun in a Dysfunctional Family Thanksgiving @marymac Pajamas and Coffee Humor
Playground Confessions~Look Who's Talking! L.R.Knost Little Hearts/Gentle Parenting Resources Humor
G.R.I.T.S. Cindi Summerlin Letting the Words Escape Humor
Overachieving Elf on the Shelf Mommies Jen People I Want to Punch in the Throat Humor
Brozed Beauties Christie O. Tate Swaddled with Joy Humor
Tantra Guy (Or That Time My Hairdresser Propositioned Me With Swing Dancing and Tantric Sex) Mandy Boles The Well-Read Wife Humor
I Was An Internet Troll Colleen Oakes The Ranunculus Adventures Humor
To men everywhere, from a woman who's got your number. Donna Freedman Surviving and Thriving Humor
How to Ride a Mechanical Bull Thoughtsy Thoughts Appear Humor
I'll Never Let Go, Hostess Flannery Living on the Spectrum: The Connor Chronicles Humor
The Care and Maintenance of a Hermit Crab Stacey Gill Stacey Gill Ink Humor
Smack Talk from the Wii Fit Carol Rood Homschlr4ever-Loveandlunchmoney Humor
Candyman, Candyman, Candyman Thoughtsy Thoughts Appear Humor
Laughter at a Funeral Laura Tellado Espresso con Leche Humor
On Dressing Up For A Gyno Exam Leah Workman My Life in Reviews Humor
4 Stars, Best workout gear for water retention BUT once made me the stinkiest person on public transportation** Leah Workman My Life in Reviews Humor
Eye of the Mother F$@#*ng Tiger Jennifer Andersen Our Muddy Boots Humor
Eye of the Mother F$@#*ng Tiger Jennifer Andersen Our Muddy Boots Humor
S to the A to the G spells cool??? Carol Rood Homschlr4ever-Loveandlunchmoney Humor
The Anti-Jane Aptitude Test—House Painting Wendy Aron the anti-Jane Humor
The anti-Jane Mailbag: From Flooring to Fingers Wendy Aron the anti-Jane Humor
Just another day in China: The Haircut Heather Greenwood Davis Globetrotting Mama Humor
Eat from the Box, Drink from the Carton: 10 Tips for Showing your Home Cindy Reed The Reedster Speaks Humor
Confessions of a Cookie Party Crasher Lindsay LaVine Ehilarity Humor
A Real Life Kiss Off From Mike the Magician Lindsay LaVIne Ehilarity Humor
Adventures in Eyebrow Threading Lindsay LaVine Ehilarity Humor
Roller Derby? Been There, Done That, Broke My Elbow. Lindsay LaVine Ehilarity Humor
Let the (Dating) Adventures Begin... Lindsay LaVine Ehilarity Humor