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 September, here are the 20 judged to be the best.
Thanks to everybody who created and submitted posts, and congratulations to the winners!
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 September.
- 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.
Adventures of a Mom Entrepreneur: I want my kids to fail
Affirmed Mom: I forget my son is transgender
Atheist U: Why I am an Atheist
Between Us Parents: Thanks, Kristen Bell, for the master class on how to handle adversity
Candid Candace: Losing Hef by a Bunny who loved him
Comedy, Tragedy or Me? I am not struggling with depression
Foreign Affairs: Children Edition: Two legs and an ocean
From Overalls to Stilettos: A tale of two Homecomings
Grateful Girl: The First Time I Heard About This, I Threw Up a Little
I'm Not OK, Cupid: Part I of Rock Bottom: My Experience in the Troubled Teen Industry
It's Never Just Black and White: Major League Baseball Champagne Celebrations for Playoff Clinching are Stupid
The Little Voice That Lives In My Head: An Open Letter To The Person Standing Behind Me In An Exercise Class
Manhood Is Mental: Gracefully Declining the Role of the Villain
Mary Tyler Mom: Rotted Teeth
No Name In The Street: There is One Effective Way to Support Colin Kaepernick
Not Your Typical: To The Woman In The Deli Who Told Me To Leave My Autistic Kid At Home
Opinionated Woman: I love Toni Preckwinkle and it has nothing to do with the soda tax
Pen Name: Mom: Addicted to My Cure: Outpatient Impatience
Planet Michelle: Two years a blogger - lessons learned, lessons spurned.
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