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
On Safari Kristen McClusky motherload: diary of a modern day housewife superhero Humor
Down Undie Kristen McClusky motherload: diary of a modern day housewife superhero Parenting
I made it out alive Amanda K the daily sweatpants Humor
Working Mom: Guilt Hoarder Tracy Liberating Working Moms Heart
Conflicted About All The Time Tracy Liberating Working Moms Heart
My Novel Life Kathy Radigan My dishwasher's possessed! Heart
Breaking Eggs, Making Omelets: The Midlife Marriage Proposal Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Heart
Marlo & Me—Act I Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Identity
Marlo & Me—Prologue 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
Your Kindle Can't Do That Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Identity
"Where's Home for the Holidays When You're Divorced or Remarried?" Marci Rich The Midlife Second Wife Heart
Percentages ErinKreitzShirey Embrace Life's Challenges Heart
"What's Inside a Disposable Diaper" Kelly Wels kellywels.com Parenting
Family Tree Sherri Kuhn Old Tweener Heart
A Mother's Favorite Images...and letter to an expectant mom XLMIC Taking It On Parenting
The Mistaken Generosity of the Tooth Fairy XLMIC Taking It On Parenting
Who needs a doorknob and some string... XLMIC Taking It On Parenting
Would whoever took my serotonin please give it back? XLMIC Taking It On Heart
On Life's Hardest Lesson Allison Zapata Me and Mine Heart
Sportscaster Dan Patrick Crushed My Morale Kimberly Speranza Sperk* Op/Ed
The Storybooks Got It Wrong Kimberly S. Sperk* Parenting
A Musical Life Jessica Watson Four Plus An Angel Heart
Swing Kimberly All Work and No Play Makes Mommy Go Something Something Heart
Today Call Me Large Julie C. Gardner By Any Other Name Identity
When the Fabulous Unexpected Happens Leslie Fandrich Lights and Letters Identity
Return to My Great Grandparent's Farm Leslie Fandrich Lights and Letters Visuals
Jumping and Running at the Great Sand Hills in Canada Leslie Fandrich Lights and Letters Visuals
At the Lake and a Big Pile of Sand Leslie Fandrich Lights and Letters Visuals
Pochuck Boardwalk on The Appalachian Trail Leslie Fandrich Lights and Letters Visuals
The First Day of Kindergarten Leslie Fandrich Lights and Letters Parenting
Terrible Twos: The Challenge of an Intensely Independent, Yet Clingy Child Leslie Fandrich Lights and Letters Parenting
Hello, Long Lost Sister! Leslie Fandrich Lights and Letters Heart
Father and Son Prepare for a Bone Marrow Transplant Leslie Fandrich Lights and Letters Heart
Bone Marrow Transplant: The Big Day Leslie Fandrich Lights and Letters Heart
Waiting for a Diagnosis Leslie Fandrich Lights and Letters Heart
Remembering My Week of September 11th, 2001 Leslie Fandrich Lights and Letters Heart
Truths Carly Findlayt Tune into Radio Carly Identity
Online Deception - the one that never was Carly Findlay Tune into Radio Carly Identity
Moms, Take Off Your Armor Jill Baby Rabies Heart
This Needs To Be Discussed: Children's Shoes Jill Baby Rabies Humor
Dad Forgets Baby In Parking Lot, I Don't Judge Jill Krause Baby Rabies Parenting
Growing Pains of the Heart Melissa Arca Confessions of a Dr. Mom Heart
Pins I Know Better Than To Try Jill Baby Rabies Humor
Job Interview or Therapy? Sara Lind Moments of Exhilaration Identity
A Public Service Announcement, Of Sorts. Katherine Grass Stains Parenting
Detox. Rachel Callahan Grasping for Objectivity Heart
Wrapped in an Afghan Angela Amman Angela Amman: Tread Softly Heart
An Evening In Louisiana Angela Amman Angela Amman: Tread Softly Heart
An Evening in Louisiana Angela Amman Tread Softly Heart
My Mother Was a Mail-Order Bride Aloysa My Broken Coin Identity
Why my belly-button is now a cup holder... Abbie, All that makes you... All that makes you... Parenting
Some girls want diamonds- this gal wants a wind turbine Stephanie Moram Good Girl Gone Green Identity
Pregnancy Changed Everything Stephanie Moram Good Girl Gone Green Identity
Where I'm From Andrea Bates Good Girl Gone Redneck Identity
Enough Already ... Andrea Bates Good Girl Gone Redneck Heart
♪Here Comes The Sun...Doo doo doo doo ♪♪ Amanda Regas Fond of the Silliness Heart
Parenting a Toddler {20 reasons why Toddlers Rock} Angela v OneSmileyMonkey Parenting
Parenting a Toddler {20 reasons why Toddlers Rock} Angela v Angela van Tijn Parenting
True Story Kristine Cook Wait in the Van Humor
I'm Putting this Shit on the Internet Kristine Cook Wait in the Van Humor
An American Tale (Scrunchie Edition) Kristine Cook Wait in the Van Humor
Skinny Jeans, Oh Skinny Jeans Kristine Cook Wait in the Van Humor
We all have wings, but some of us don't know why Carly Findlay Tune into Radio Carly Heart
It's a long way to happy. Accepting your lot in life. Carly Findlay Tune into Radio Carly Heart
Never apologise for the way you look Carly Findlay Tune into Radio Carly Heart
10 Things People Say Before They Are Parents Zoey Martin Good Googs Humor
She's My Sister Zoey Martin Good Googs Parenting
My Blog, My Story Zoey Martin Good Googs Heart
You talkin' to me? Frances Frost just piddlin' Humor
Try-outs: Are you a good enough parent? Frances Frost just piddlin' Parenting
Throwing him in the deep end Frances frost just piddlin' Parenting
Throwing him in the deep end Frances frost just piddlin' Parenting
Who will cry tomorrow? Frances Frost just piddlin' Heart
Who will cry tomorrow? Frances Frost just piddlin' Heart
My Childhood Dream: To Be a Male Nurse Lindsay LaVine Ehilarity Identity
Let the (Dating) Adventures Begin... Lindsay LaVine Ehilarity Humor
Roller Derby? Been There, Done That, Broke My Elbow. Lindsay LaVine Ehilarity Humor
Adventures in Eyebrow Threading Lindsay LaVine Ehilarity Humor
A Real Life Kiss Off From Mike the Magician Lindsay LaVIne Ehilarity Humor
Confessions of a Cookie Party Crasher Lindsay LaVine Ehilarity Humor
From Gender to Human Identity Fairness Becomes The Rule Laurie Levin Getting = Equal Op/Ed
Call Me A Woman Please Laurie Levin Getting = Equal Op/Ed
12 most important ways to let people know they matter Angela Maiers angelamaiers.com Op/Ed
Earthquakes and Hurricanes and Flooding, Oh My! Joanne Tombrakos One Woman's Eye Op/Ed
My Love/Hate Relationship with September Joanne Tombrakos One Woman's Eye Heart
Costume Changes Joanne Tombrakos One Woman's Eye Identity
Courageous of Crazy Joanne Tombrakos One Woman's Eye Identity
How My Son Turned a Swastika into a Sign of Peace Barbara Becker BeyondSiri Parenting
Hurry Up, Sweetie Outlaw Mama Outlaw Mama Parenting
Motherhood and being Cultured! Purnima Ramakrishnan The Alchemist's Blog Heart
Mommy Guilt: Working Mommy! Purnima Ramakrishnan The Alchemist's Blog Parenting
Eat from the Box, Drink from the Carton: 10 Tips for Showing your Home Cindy Reed The Reedster Speaks Humor
Adoption Robin Gorman Newman Motherhood Later...Than Sooner Parenting
Just another day in China: The Haircut Heather Greenwood Davis Globetrotting Mama Humor
How do you explain the insanity like the Trayvon Martin Shooting to your Kids when they look like him? Heather Greenwood Davis www.embracethechaos.com Parenting
Mommy Misadventure: Tiny Dancer Carrie H Making Lemonade Parenting
I Just Want Her to Be Free Danielle Elwood Danielle Elwood Dot Com Heart
Dear Michele Bachmann, Leave My Daughter's Cervix Out of Your Campaign Joanne Bamberger PunditMom Op/Ed
For Less Weiner, Elect More Women Joanne Bamberger PunditMom Op/Ed