From the minute that tiny babe is out of you, you’ll start hearing about “tired signs”
“Do you know your tired signs?”
“Have you been watching her tired signs?”
“What tired signs has he been showing?”
“Won’t somebody think of the TIRED SIGNS!”
Everybody is so bloody preoccupied with the baby’s tired signs that they completely ignore the mother who’s standing there wearing gumboots and a shower cap, brushing her teeth with a candle and obsessively staring at her jerking infant and trying to decide if the baby is tired or if he’s trying to communicate through modern dance.
So, for your reference, here’s a handy guide to a mother’s tired signs: