October 19, 2010 | Lindsey Clair, Moms in School | 2 Comments If you are a mom juggling a career, school and a family, etc.,Â you and I both know thatÂ Â life can just become so very exhausting! Yes?Â I am betting you are yawning right now as you are reading this, ha I know I am. Did you know, or maybe you have even heard of this in passing, that power naps help make you smarter?Â It’s like a reboot for the brain.Â Wow, seriously.Â I heard this the other day and had to research it a little bit more to feed on this knowledge.Â You may be asking the same thing I originally asked when I heard this; “How in the world do I have time to even fit in a power nap?”Â Here is what I learned and have considered trying, I mean anything to make us smarter right? Afternoon Naps Boost Brain Power According to the NZ Herald, “Afternoon naps boost brain power.”Â Â Which also improves brain memory.Â Hey, us moms need that don’t we?Â It’s so easy to get scattered and forgetful. Â ” Power Naps are Beneficial For Working or Studying “Power naps make it easier for Â the brain to store and retrieve information needed for working or studying,” according to this new study. If this has gotten your attention or even intrigued youÂ for that matter, goÂ to the NZ Herald: Afternoon naps boost brain power” toÂ read furtherÂ into this amazing study. I guess it is up to us moms to decide where to fit in those power naps. (HINT:Â Sometime in the afternoon is suggested)Â Are you willing to set aside a few minutes a day for a power nap if you knew it would revitalize and refresh you all the while making you smarter?Â I know that I am looking into this, how about you?