Samantha Darby

Samantha started as a lifestyle writer for Romper in 2015 before the site officially launched, and became lifestyle editor in 2017. She covers anything and everything related to parenting and motherhood, including (but not limited to!) TTC, pregnancy, babies, toddlers, raising children, sex and relationships, mental health, books, holiday content, and the best pool floats of the summer. Before working for Romper, Samantha wrote for Babble, Work It, Mom!, The Huffington Post, Motherlode, Barnes & Noble Kids, and HelloGiggles. She lives in the suburbs of Georgia with her husband Nick, 6-year-old Alice, and 2-year-old Lucy. You can find Samantha and the girls making a mess on Romper's A for Effort Instagram craft series.

Crafting

11 Pom Pom Crafts & Activities For Kids

Because this tiny little craft supply makes everything better.

Sex & Relationships

Experts Explain Why Early Pregnancy Makes You So Hot & Bothered

The 1st trimester is about more than morning sickness.

Vintage Photos

Vintage Baby Nurseries Full Of Darling Details

Can we please bring back wallpaper and paintings on the sides of cribs.

Easter

10 Beautiful Easter Brunch Ideas

Because you need more than just hot cross buns on the table.

Easter

10 Beautiful Easter Desserts

Because everything looks prettier in pastels and sugar.

Baby Names

31 "Old Man" Baby Names Your Partner Will Hate

Maybe try the Batman angle to get them to agree to Alfred.

Sex & Relationships

Here’s Why Your Breasts May Leak During Sex

You can just blame those pesky hormones.

Sex & Relationships

60 Sexy Little Things To Do With Your Partner

That don’t even have to lead to sex.

BBC Dad Showed Us The Future. I Wish He Had Changed It.

Remember how his wife came flying in to snatch the children up in the middle of his interview? Moms are still doing that... with their own Zoom meetings in the background.

Royals

Harry, The Good Husband, Made The Only Choice He Could

Of all the things we can take away from Meghan Markle’s interview, here’s my favorite part: she’s got Prince Harry on her side.

Tax Day

Taxes Are Certain, & So Are These Funny Quotes

Because Tax Day needs some laughs so you can get through it.

Books

20 St. Patrick's Day Books Your Little Leprechaun Will Love

You'll feel extra lucky with these reads on your child's bookshelf.

Baby Names

20 Baby Names Like Isla If You Want Something Different

Isla is classic and feminine, and these 20 alternatives give off the same vibe.

Holidays

Easter Quotes For Everyone, No Matter Why You're Celebrating

Because this season can be more important than chocolate.

St. Patrick's Day

Funny St. Patrick's Day Quotes To Celebrate Everyone Being A Little Irish

Seriously, we're all just here for the Lucky Charms and green beer.

Entertainment

Moira Rose Quotes From Schitt's Creek

Because you can never hear her say the word bébé enough.

Baby Names

OK, Let's Talk About Celebs Picking August For A Baby Name

The baby name August is lovely, bright, and happy — and it's gaining even more popularity.

Baby Names

Baby Names Popular Because Of Movies & TV Shows

Could these jumps in popularity be any more obvious?

Taxes

If Your Kid Goes To Daycare, You Might Be Eligible For A Tax Credit

Parenting

27 Things To Do With Kids During A Blizzard That Don't Require Mittens

When the weather outside is frightful, these activities are delightful.