Joyful Noise Daycare Home

A house is designed for comfort, intimacy and warmth. It may contain soft furniture, portraits, books or musical instruments, and when it shelters a family it becomes a home.  Joyful Noise is a day care home, licensed by the state of Michigan and, as the name implies, a cheerful, lively place, dedicated to providing a beautiful, nourishing haven where children can spend their days.  This website also strives to be a nourishing haven, providing information, comfort and resources to support those who accompany children on the journey that is childhood.

Arthur Rackham About the
Day Care
Philosophy and policies of Joyful Noise Daycare including
  • a randomly updated weblog that peeks into our day to day life.
  • A calendar of important dates for current clients and
  • information about our waiting list.
mf poppins My Corner Writing by me, Chris Bazzett, on child care and life as a mother, caregiver and nanny.   Here also you'll find my
We cannot live for ourselves alone.  A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow man.--Herman Melville Finding
Writing by other people, and links to a wonderful assortment of support and resources on all the vast topics required to raise children.   All pass my stringent standards, but be sure to check out the Featured Pick, which is my favorite of the newest additions.

You must know that there is nothing higher and stronger and more wholesome for life in the future than some good memory, especially a memory preserved from childhood, of home.  People talk to you a great deal about education.   But some good, sacred memory preserved from childhood--that is perhaps the best education.   For if a man has only one good memory left in his heart, even that may keep him from evil... And if he carries many such memories with him into life, he is safe for the end of his days.
- Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Brothers Karamazov
© 2019 Christine Bazzett