National Napping Day

Poets go to bed earliest, followed by short story writers, then novelists. The habits of playwrights are unknown.

Ann Beattie

1. Women and Sleep from The National Sleep Foundation.

2. Read About Infographics Then Have A Nap from NowSourcing

3. Some scientists think lack of naps could mess toddlers up for life from Jezebel.

4. Four Essential Sleep Habits For Kids from Natural Papa

5. Before the industrial revolution, people had two distinct sleep periods during the night from OMG Facts

6. Five Reasons You Need More Sleep from Fit Sugar

7. The Key To Happy Kids? Sleep and Exercise, from Whole Living

8. The Truth About Sleep and Productivity: Working overtime doesn’t increase your output. It makes you stupid, from Inc.

9. Ten Reasons To Go Back To Bed from io9

10. You’ll Sleep When The Crushing Loneliness Subsides from Jezebel

11. Winston Churchill Recommends The Siesta, from Michael Hyatt’s blog

12. Lucid Dreamers Bring Us A Step Closer to ‘Dream Reading’ from io9

13. Can’t sleep? Persephone Magazine recommends tea.

14. Your Mother Was Right: If You Don’t Get Enough Sleep You’re Going To Get Sick, from Jezebel

15. Segmented Sleep: A Cure For Modern Ills? from The Society Pages

16. The Sleepiest (American) States: Which American states are the most sleep deprived? from BuzzFeed

17. Some people have internal clocks longer than 24 hours, from OMG Facts

18. Parenting A Short Sleeper, from The Well Rested Family

19. Where Children Sleep: James Mollison’s Poignant Photographs

20. I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead

21. 10 Drinks That Help Your Sleep.

22. And in depressing news, Study Suggests a Link Between Sleeping Pills, Early Death from WSJ

23. Is It More Difficult To Sleep If You Exercise At Night? from MunFitnessBlog

24. Have you ever been THIS tired? pictures of napping cute things from Buzz Feed

25. 20 Things You Didn’t Know About Hibernation from Discover

26. The Terror of Sleep Paralysis, from Unplug the TV

27. The Myth Of The 8 Hour Sleep from BBC