Samantha Darby

Lifestyle Editor at Romper, mama to Alice June, coffee drinker, and a bit of a Chandler Bing.
Recent Articles

9 Children's Books About The Olympics To Teach Your Kids The Spirit Of The Games

With the Winter Olympics officially underway, it's no surprise that parents across the world are talking to their kids about athletes, competition, patriotism, and of course, the real spirit of the Olympics — hope and determination. While there's ple…
By Samantha Darby

This Theory Could Explain Why Kylie Named Her Baby "Stormi"

In the days after Kylie Jenner announced her pregnancy and daughter's birth all in one post, fans immediately began to theorize about what she had named her new baby. In the running for one of the most popular theories was that Jenner had named her b…
By Samantha Darby

Is Kylie's Daughter's Name Actually Storm?

When the news of Kylie Jenner's pregnancy finally was confirmed, it was confirmed via an Instagram post and adorable YouTube video announcing not only that she was pregnant, but that she had already given birth to a little girl. It took a few more da…
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Um, "Rusty Pipe Syndrome" Is A Thing, & Every Breastfeeding Mom Should Know About It

When I gave birth to my daughter, I knew one thing about breastfeeding — I wanted to try it. Literally, that was it. I had no idea how often to feed the baby, how to pump, how to store milk, nothing. Luckily, breastfeeding came really easy to both of…
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Justin Timberlake’s Shirt At The Super Bowl Halftime Has Twitter Feeling Some Things

In his much anticipated Super Bowl performance, Justin Timberlake tore up the stage by mashing together several of his greatest hits to give a super fun, energetic concert. But naturally, Twitter had to find something else to focus on, like Justin Ti…
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Here's The Song Playing In The Toyota Super Bowl Commercial So You Can Get Inspired

The Super Bowl is known for its commercials, but one in particular had viewers Sunday night feeling a little more emotional than usual. Toyota shared a commercial showing a sweet baby born without legs beyond her knees and her rise to become Lauren W…
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Here's Why It's Possible That Justin Timberlake's Son Is At The Super Bowl, Too

It still kind of blows my mind that not only am I a writer reporting on Justin Timberlake after spending most of my tween years bopping along to him and his boy band, I'm also talking about his son. Seriously, it's amazing enough to watch Timberlake …
By Samantha Darby

These Kylie Jenner Baby Memes Are So Accurate — Bible

It's no coincidence that the Kardashian-Jenner family runs like a well-oiled machine. When it comes to baby and pregnancy announcements, they have been on it lately, especially when it comes to Kylie Jenner. The youngest of the clan has been hiding h…
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39 Tweets About TTC That You'll Feel Like An Ovulation Pang

Whether you're trying to conceive (TTC), have just conceived, or have ever conceived a baby at some point in your life, everyone can agree — it's not always easy. You don't even have to be going as far as peeing on ovulation sticks or timing sex (gui…
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Logic's Speech At The 2018 Grammys Was Powerful & Resonating

Awards shows are for a lot of things, especially performances, but there's also room for activism — something the music industry has supported since the very first person wrote down their feelings and sang them. It's no wonder the entire world was an…
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Blue Ivy At The 2018 Grammys Is Every Kid Bossing Around Her Parents

If you thought the most highly anticipated guests at the 2018 Grammys were Beyoncé and JAY-Z... you'd be like halfway right. Truth be told, everyone knows their oldest child is the star, which is why when Blue Ivy told Beyonce and JAY-Z to stop clapp…
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Andra Day Dressed As Rihanna At The Grammys & Twitter Was SO Confused

Apparently it's not just us common folk who are totally inspired by Rihanna — so are some other major music stars. Andra Day, bad*ss singer-songwriter nominated for a Best Song Written for Visual Media Grammy, showed up on the red carpet looking fami…
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Here's A First Look At The Brand New "Potty Dance" Baby Alive Doll

There are few things I love more than baby dolls and I'm not afraid to admit that I played with them until I was at least 16. There's just something so lovely about a baby doll, especially the ones full of details. As a kid, one of my favorites was B…
By Samantha Darby

Donald Trump's Response To The 2018 Women's March Proves He *Really* Doesn't Get It

Today, a year after President Donald Trump was inaugurated, women, allies of women, and feminists pounded the streets for the 2018 Women's March. Last year, the movement was huge, sending thousands upon thousands of women straight into activism with …
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People Are Criticizing Kim Kardashian For Naming Her Daughter Chicago & It's Rude AF

If there's one thing that gets people all up in arms, it's unique baby names. Add in the fact that a celebrity is the one choosing an original moniker and you have some bona fide "experts" sharing everything they know about naming children. When Kim …
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Is JAY-Z's "Family Feud" About His Fight With Solange?

As if the world didn't already spin to Beyoncé and JAY-Z's rhythm, now the axis is truly strumming along to their new song, "Family Feud." The two have been open with their music, sharing everything from life with their children to cheating rumors, b…
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17 Clever Elf On The Shelf Ideas To Get You Through The Next Few Days

'Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house, not a creature was stirring — because you finally got to pack up your Elf on the Shelf and send him back to the North Pole for a year. OK, so you're not quite there yet. But you guys, it's …
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Kim Kardashian's Reaction To Khloe's Baby Is Pretty Perfect

You guys, it finally happened. That tiny explosion you heard was Khloé Kardashian finally confirming her pregnancy with Tristan Thompson. While the entire world seems over the moon for the couple, what does big sister Kim think? Kim Kardashian's reac…
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Khloe Kardashian Confirms Her Pregnancy, But Fans Are Still Confused About One Thing

Oh, hi. Unless you were living under a rock, you probably heard some rumors about a few members of the Kardashian-Jenner family expecting babies in 2018. While Kim confirmed a weeks ago, everyone's been waiting for Khloe and Kylie Jenner to spill the…
By Samantha Darby

I Never Stopped Believing In Santa Claus, & Experts Say That's Just Fine

The Christmas that everything changed took place when I was 11 years old. It was a big Christmas — the year I finally (FINALLY) got my American Girl doll, the first Christmas I spent in England, and the year I learned that Santa Claus wasn't real. Ki…
By Samantha Darby