Best Parenting Post. “No One Cares, Mom” by Cornelia Becker Seigneur.
Best Open Letter. “Open Letter To Michelle Duggar As She Celebrates Victory In Repealing LGBT Anti-Discrimination Laws” by Carissa House-Dunphy at Liberal America.
Best Retrospective. “The Painful Lessons of Mars Hill” by Ben Turtin at Leadership Journal.
Best Special Needs Post. “Some Thoughts on a Very Very Very Bad Idea” by Robert Rummel-Hudson at Support for Special Needs.
Best Satire. “Ayn Rand Reviews Children’s Movies” by Mallory Ortberg at The New Yorker.
Best Essay. “An Honest Game” by Nigel Duara at SB Nation.
Best Book Review. “Parenting in the Present Moment: A Review and Giveaway” by Alice Callahan at Science of Mom.
Bravest. “I Will Give You a New Heart and Put a New Spirit in You” by Evelyn Shoop at Momsicle.
Best Seasonal Post. “Oh, There’s No Place Like Homesick For The Holidays” by John Pavlovitz.
Best Reflection. “Pantheon, One Fallen” by Stefanie Gunning at Working Without a Net.
Best Take on a Cliché. “Keeping Christ in Christmas” by Alise Chaffins at Knitting Soul.
Best Trailer (LEGO or Otherwise). “Azog’s Battle Plan,” a trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies by Brotherhood Workshop (via YouTube).
“We strike at dusk!”