Samantha Darby

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

To All The Moms Running The World Before 9 A.M. — We See You

There are few things that will change your life more than having children. But there is literally nothing that will change your morning more than having children. I used to consider myself a morning person — someone who bounded out of bed with endles…
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9 Beverly Cleary Books That Stand The Test Of Time

I don't know a single person who doesn't love a great children's book. Whether it's diving into the world of monsters and imagination with Maurice Sendak or reading about how kids can change the world with Roald Dahl, everyone loves them. Despite som…
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These Khloé Kardashian Baby Memes Are Too Much RN

In the wake of the news that Khloé Kardashian has finally given birth to her baby girl, the internet reacted accordingly — by heading to Twitter. It's no secret that Kardashian has been on everyone's mind the last few days as allegations that her boy…
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I Was Cheated On While Pregnant & The Truth Is, It’s More Complicated Than You Think

"Delete these, sis, and take some solo shots." "If the media is right, kick him to the curb." "Can y'all just stay single and stay away from these types of guys? WTH is wrong with you all?" This is just a sampling of comments on Khloé Kardashian's In…
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If Your Kid Has Ever Asked You If Insects Fart, Then You Need This Book About Poots

My daughter is 3 years old and she already knows the ways of the world: Animals are really cool and farts are really funny. Combine the two and it's no wonder why she finds our farting cat (seriously, he reeks) so hilarious. Your kid's probably the s…
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Oh Hi, This Is The Unicorn Cake To End Literally *All* Unicorn Cakes

Look, unless you're living on Mars and waiting for Matt Damon to fix your spaceship, chances are you've heard about the fad known as unicorns. Add in the word cake (CAKE!) and you've got several thousand Pinterest pins and boards. Unicorns are hot ri…
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There’s Now Frosé Sorbet & It’s Legit Like Springtime In Your Mouth

I'm pregnant, and while I was a pretty social drinker before seeing those pink lines on a test, I didn't think I'd miss the occasional beer or glass of wine for nine months. But you guys — I was wrong. Planning a beach trip for this summer seems tota…
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This New Starbucks Frapp Will Tell You Your Fortune & OMG I Need It Now

There are a lot of reasons why people rely on caffeine. It's good for conversation, it's good motivation to get out of bed, and let's be honest — sometimes it's the only thing that makes you feel alive. When it comes to Frappuccinos, the whimsy knows…
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This Giant Rainbow Sprinkler Will Turn Your Backyard Into Pure Magic

Summer trends — there's a new one every year, am I right? I feel like last year all I saw were giant pool floats (usually in the shape of a pineapple or a slice of pizza), but this year, the water fun is taking a different turn. Apparently enormous, …
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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…
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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…
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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 …
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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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