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 Atlanta 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.

Samantha Darby

Postpartum Sex

6 Sex Positions For After A C-Section To Help You Avoid Postpartum Pain

Take it at your own pace.


14 Poems For LGBTQ Pride Month To Inspire & Inform

Take a moment to absorb these meaningful words.

Star Wars

'Star Wars' Memes To Celebrate May The 4th

Share, you will.

Star Wars Day

36 May The 4th Instagram Captions For Every Mood

How will anyone know you’re a Jedi-wannabe without an Instagram post?


10 Easter Table Setting Ideas

Bonus: your favorite Easter candy can totally work as decor.

Baby Names

24 Baby Names Like Isla If You Want Something Different

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


From Rained Out Plans To Chaos, How To Pair A Candle With Every Spring Parenting Moment

Including spring cleaning with a healthy dose of rage.


What Deltacron Looks Like In Kids

Beware of that “stomach bug.”

The Oscars

Will Smith Went Viral With His Fiery Response To Chris Rock’s Joke About His Wife Jada

The smack was not staged.

The Oscars

Three IRL Disney Princesses Took The Stage At The 2022 Oscars

And it was just the best.

The Oscars

Sophie Turner Displayed The *Cutest* Baby Bump At The Oscars Party

And of course looked so glam.


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

Because this season can be more important than chocolate.


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

Here’s how to figure out if you qualify.

Pi Day

9 Pie Recipes To Make For Pi Day

Like you needed an excuse to make a pie.


Grown Ups Made A Mess Of Masking. Now We’re Asking Our Kids To Do Better.

In most schools masks are now optional. Can children navigate the confusion better than we did?

International Women's Day

How To Explain International Women's Day To Kids

Because it’s a pretty big celebration.


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

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

Sex & Relationships

15 Signs Your Spouse Is Toxic

Because some of people have been conditioned to think these things are “normal.”

Valentine's Day

Ina Garten’s Romantic Recipes To Cook For Your Own Valentine

Because we all love our Jeffreys and roast chicken, too.


Pfizer Postpones Little Kid Vax, Parents Immediately Enter Doom Spiral

Truly, we can not go on like this, guys.