Mrs. Latona and her husband Peter, purchased Nursery Rhymes in 2002. Ms. Debbie is a graduate of William Paterson College. She has a degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education and is certified to teach Pre-K through 8th grade.
Ms. Debbie began her teaching career as the Pre-K4 teacher at the Playmate School in Honolulu, HI. She later worked in several schools in the area as a head teacher and director while raising two children. In 1989 she opened Playmate Too Child Care Center in Lodi where she taught Pre-K4 and is still the Director.
Playmate Too is now her infant-toddler center specializing in children from 2 months to 2 ½ years.
Ms. Debbie is the grandmother to five beautiful grandchildren all of whom have or still attend her centers.