"The 2012 Reader's Choice Awards will celebrate worthy products, services and individuals in a variety of fields. This is the first year that that readers will have a chance to salute favorites in the field of grandparenting. Like most awards, the process has two phases. In the first phase, readers submit nominations in three categories. You can submit up to three nominations in each category, but only one nomination is required. After nominations close on Feb. 15, up to five nominees will be selected to advance to the voting round. In the second phase, readers will vote to determine which of the selected nominees should be the Reader's Choice Award winner in each category. Winners will be able to download a badge and a press release to let others know about their victory."