It’s no secret parents love Target.
The Target obsession has even hit the parenting community on Twitter. To honor those whose hearts flutter at the sight of that familiar red logo, we’ve rounded up 32 relatable tweets about parents’ love for Target.
I ran into Target to buy pencils & accidentally spent $257.63.
Long story short, my husband says I’m not allowed to go to Target anymore.
— Sarcastic Mommy (@sarcasticmommy4) April 4, 2017
Me: We’re just picking up a few things, right?
Wife: *evil cackle*
— James Breakwell (@XplodingUnicorn) September 10, 2017
People who aren’t used to being in Target:
There are rules. Stay in your lane. The left lane is for passing only. Enjoy the popcorn. If the mom in front of you is smelling candles, be patient. Your turn is coming soon. Smile at everyone, this is our church.
— Lady Lawya (@Parkerlawyer) December 21, 2017
I go to Target to forget my troubles and everything I needed to buy.
— MyQuestionableLife (@2questionable) December 7, 2017
My wife hates snakes. But if they sold snakes at Target, we’d probably have a few snakes.
— Abe Yospe (@Cheeseboy22) July 28, 2017
The bad part about going to Target by yourself on a Saturday night is…
…absolutely nothing. It’s one of the world’s purest joys.
— MyMomologue (@MyMomologue) November 5, 2017
My husband goes to Target with a list and comes home with ONLY THE ITEMS ON THE LIST. What kind of monster did I marry?
— Emily’s mom life (@Emilysmomlife) March 9, 2017
Husband: Just go to Target by yourself. I’ll put the kids to bed.
— Karen Johnson (@21stcenturysahm) July 15, 2016
Do you come here often? You look so familiar. -Stephen the target cashier to me just now.
Yes Stephen. Yes I do.
— Stephanie Rodham ? (@StephDsays) February 3, 2018
My 3-year-old: I wish we could just live here at Target.
Me: *welling up with tears* I know, baby, I know.
— Scary Mommy (@ScaryMommy) September 1, 2017
Shopping with mom friends at Target in our yoga pants cuz maintaining my brand is very important to me
— Valerie (@ValeeGrrl) December 20, 2017
Me with kids at Target: why can’t everyone be more patient and understanding?
Me without kids at Target: get out of my damn way with your annoying kids.
— Walking Outside (@WalkingOutside) February 4, 2018
My preschooler just asked me if we were going to pray to Target today and now I’m thinking he’s really on to something.
— MyMomologue (@MyMomologue) December 6, 2017
I’m looking for a woman. All I know about her is that her name is Ali she’s a mom and lives in Burbank and she’s shopping in Target rn and said it’d only take 10 minutes but it’s been 30, and she’s also married to me. Twitter do your thing.
— Jeff Wild (@jiffywild) January 22, 2018
How to get your kids to stop coming with you to Target:
Son: Mom, can you buy this for me?
Me: I’m not your Mom.
Son: Mom, stop.
Me: Let’s go find your Mom.
Son: MOM, STOP!
— Sarcastic Mommy (@sarcasticmommy4) December 3, 2017
On the eighth day of Christmas my true love gave to me: everything at Target that she needed but not the one thing that I need that I asked her to get.
— Abe Yospe (@Cheeseboy22) December 9, 2017
Don’t waste money on seasonal horseshit
Don’t waste money on seasonal horseshit
Don’t waste m- omg look jack-o-lantern tea towels!
— Lurkin’ Mom (@LurkAtHomeMom) September 13, 2017
For anyone who says parents can’t have Friday night fun, I’m at Target right now buying toilet paper.
So, yeah, you’re right.
— Sarcastic Mommy (@sarcasticmommy4) November 18, 2017
The best part of shopping at Target is the convenience. And that at least one mom always looks more frazzled than I do.
— Jennifer S. White (@yenniwhite) December 4, 2017
Me, to my daughter: You can like anything you want. Ignore gender stereotypes.
Also me, to my daughter: You have to love Target. Those are the rules.
— MyQuestionableLife (@2questionable) January 13, 2018
I think Time’s person of the year should be the mom in Target I saw that was singing Daniel Tiger’s theme song without her kids with her.
— Danielle Herzog (@martinisandmini) November 26, 2017
Went to Target and the cafe wasn’t open yet, so I couldn’t get popcorn.
I don’t think I’ve ever been this sad before.
— Robert Knop (@FatherWithTwins) December 10, 2017
When future anthropologists study mom culture, I hope they can fully comprehend the joy of a kid-less Target run at 8pm.
— MyMomologue (@MyMomologue) January 10, 2018
I needed a pack of 49 cent index cards from Target so yeah, of course, I just spent $238.
— inappropriate mom (@nicfit75) September 13, 2017
Other Mom: I finished back to school shopping weeks ago
Me: I went to Target but couldn’t remember why I was there so all I have is wine
— MyQuestionableLife (@2questionable) August 2, 2017
My wife: let’s go walk around Target but don’t let me buy anything.
My wife 5 min later: Can you go get a cart?
— Beau Coffron (@lunchboxdad) November 1, 2017
Are you even a mom if you don’t pull a crayon from your purse to sign your receipt at Target?
— ThisOneSays (@ThisOneSayz) March 31, 2017
Target is like, sentient. I show up and it talks to me, sorts out my problems, tells me all the things I need to buy.
— Valerie (@ValeeGrrl) October 29, 2017
When I’m stressed or upset my husband says “Do you need to go to Target?” And that’s how I know I married the right man.
— MyQuestionableLife (@2questionable) October 29, 2017