​​Boston's Best BabySitters

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Nanny Yvonne of FOX 25’s, Nanny 911, joined Boston’s Best BabySitters in 2006. Yvonne has been a weekly columnist with the Boston Herald as well as a bimonthly featured guest on NECN, answering questions from readers regarding parenting issues. With over twenty-five years of childcare experience, Nanny Yvonne offers practical, insightful and straightforward instruction pertaining to all aspects of parenting issues. Parents seeking the expertise of one of the industry’s leading childcare specialists can now schedule private in-home sessions with Yvonne through Boston's Best BabySitters. Yvonne is also a key figure in BBB's nanny training and education sessions and has presented at National Nanny Training Day 2012, 2013, 2014. Read More About Yvonne...

held at Boston's Best BabySitters. In early 2013, Jennifer became mother to Fionnley James, who is presently helping his mamma to amend and redesign BBB's infant care manual. Finn is also expecting a baby brother in July 2015!  Read More About Jennifer...

Jennifer, Priscilla’s daughter, hasn’t always been involved in the business side of Boston’s Best BabySitters.  She has worked as both a full-time and temporary hotel childcare provider as well as a Summer and traveling nanny. In 2005, she assumed the business related duties of the company, eventually becoming Boston’s Best BabySitters second owner and director. With the growing popularity of the Infant Care Specialist program, Jennifer has recently become more involved with the teaching aspect of Boston’s Best BabySitters. In 2011, she became a certified lactation consultant as well as a parent educator for Dr. Harvey Karp’s, Happiest Baby on the Block.  She is also a certified Dunstan educator. As a result of her most recent achievements, Jennifer has written and published the infant care specialist manual used in the Infant Specialist training sessions

‘place’ myself in actual positions, often times working seven days per week.”  Working round-the-clock in order to ensure that nothing less than the best of Boston childcare is provided to her clients is standard practice for Priscilla. Together, this hands-on “fieldwork,” an innate sense of entrepreneurship and a long history of community and family oriented activities and involvements have helped Priscilla cultivate a reputation throughout the city that would ultimately lead to the success of Boston’s Best BabySitters. 

-Excerpt: Is Being an On Call Babysitter So Bad?, Volume 6, Issue 2 Boston Nanny News 2006


When starting Boston’s Best BabySitters, I had to wear many hats.

I had to take my professional training and apply it to the social aspect of the business,

using gut-based behavioral methods as well as official procedures

when recruiting and interviewing potential childcare candidates.

In addition to recruiting responsibilities, I had to ‘place’ myself in actual positions,

often times working seven days per week."  -Priscilla Celine


In 2005, Priscilla focussed her energies on developing professional nanny training courses, which include the instruction of Infant & Child CPR and First Aid as well as Infant Massage. Priscilla now heads the Infant Care Specialist program, a branch of Boston’s Best BabySitters that specializes in pre and post natal care for moms. Families interested in lactation support, respite care for newborns, infant massage and pre/post natal exercise and nutrition instruction can now benefit from the advanced skills and knowledge of an infant specialists in the safety and comfort of their own homes. Read More About Priscilla...

long-term, part-time, full-time, one-time or any time, we are Boston’s Best! And although we are smaller than some other agencies, we wouldn’t have it any other way. Taking the time to hand-select only those providers we feel would make an excellent addition to our family and to yours is extremely important to us. Our reputation depends on it! 

With a background in Social Work and as the former Director of Health and Safety Services for the American Red Cross, Priscilla, the agency’s founder, used her experience to build what is now the greatest Event, Hotel and Residential childcare agency in  Boston. Establishing herself in such an industry, however, did not take place overnight.  Priscilla stresses that childcare is one of the most important responsibilities that a person could ever have, and, as a result, launching her venture involved a twenty-four hour commitment, which is still in place today. Priscilla shared that, “When starting Boston’s Best BabySitters, I had to wear many hats. I had to take my professional training and apply it to the social aspect of the business, using gut-based behavioral methods as well as official procedures when recruiting and interviewing potential childcare candidates.   In addition to recruiting responsibilities, I had to

Boston’s Best BabySitters was established in 1996, referring experienced, college-educated, local nannies to families seeking any type of childcare. Although initially specializing in short-term hotel care for traveling parents, Boston’s Best BabySitters has evolved to serve the needs of Boston-based families looking for short-term and long-term residential care. Event and Travel childcare are becoming increasingly popular requests by both corporate and private clients. Fundamental characteristics of BBB providers include tolerance, flexibility  and a sense of adventure, as each family unquestionably differs from the next! Our reputation for providing Excellence in Childcare, referring personable, punctual, professional nannies, sets us above any  other childcare agency. Whether you are looking for short-term,