ChicagoNow's best posts of May, 2016

Each month, ChicagoNow holds a contest to select the best blog posts throughout ChicagoNow. Out of over 1,000 posts published during the month of May, here are the 10 judged to be the best.

Thanks to everybody who created and submitted posts, and congratulations to the winners!

To go back and read the last nearly four year's worth of winners go here and here.

Here are the rules:

- Bloggers may submit up to two posts: One of their own posts / One from any other ChicagoNow blog.
- The post must have been published during the month of May.
- We look at the quality of content, quality of writing, overall creativity, quality of headline and presentation.
- We don't consider how much traffic a post has received, reader comments, responses to reader comments or the number of Facebook "likes" or times a post is sent out on Twitter.

Without further ado, this month's top 10 ChicagoNow posts:

Becoming Supermommy: I Was Flashed
Between Us Parents: The best advice I've gotten from a 13-year-old
Downsize, maybe?: Ten Good Reason I Donated Blood--Which One Works For You?
Foreign Affairs: Children Edition: An open letter to Nyle DiMarco
Getting Real: Why I Started Preparing My Home For Sale 6 Years Before Selling It
Health Care Mythologies: Why I hate medical shows
I Got a Dumpster Family!: Snapping Bras on the School Bus - It Is More Than "Boys Will Be Boys"
Life: One Post At A Time: I Met a New Type of Sports Parent Today, That I Did Not Like!
Mary Tyler Mom: How My Mother Made Me a Mom
Talking to the World: Remembering A Cousin I Never Knew on Memorial Day

And the top five:

First place: Talking to the World: Remembering A Cousin I Never Knew on Memorial Day
Second place: Mary Tyler Mom: How My Mother Made Me a Mom
Thirdplace: Becoming Supermommy: I Was Flashed
Third place: Getting Real: Why I Started Preparing My Home For Sale 6 Years Before Selling It
Third place: I Got a Dumpster Family!: Snapping Bras on the School Bus - It Is More Than "Boys Will Be Boys"

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