Her Facebook message, "What not to do; getting locked out of the Governor's mansion in your robe while sending your kids off to school. Sigh," received almost 4,000 "likes" and 400 comments, her office said Wednesday.
Haley was seeing her son Nalin, 11, and daughter Rena, 15, off to school Wednesday in her bathrobe when she locked herself out, The (Columbia, S.C.) State reported.
Most comments were sympathetic, the newspaper noted.
"I love how normal you and your life is, and I love that you are not embarrassed by it!," one read.