Yvette Mouton, Esq. (a.k.a. Mother Mouton) is the author of a new book entitled, "Look Under The Bed Before You Vacuum." The vivacious Mother Mouton is an ordinary person who has lived an extraordinary life. From the South Bronx projects to Potomac, Maryland, Mother Mouton has experienced an incredible journey. Her book provides humorous motivational advice based on the lessons Mother Mouton has learned throughout her adventurous experiences. In addition, it contains some serious coaching that will help readers through adverse situations. Mother Mouton provides uplifting solutions regarding how to manage your life when you're down and out, fired, dealing with mean people and bosses; crazy relationships; and host of miscellaneous health and organization advice that they don't teach you in school.

Mother Mouton's daily goal is to help someone, learn something new and to have fun. To attain her goals, Ms. Mouton has served as a volunteer mentor for children, adolescents, young adults, and disadvantaged and abused women for over thirty years. She is most passionate; however, about the care and rights of foster care children. Indeed, her book, "Look Under The Bed Before You Vacuum" is dedicated to foster care children. In addition, Mother Mouton's vision is that her pearls of wisdom will reach the hands of every foster care child and parent. Notably, a portion of the proceeds of the sales of the book will be dedicated to foster care homes across the country.

Ms. Mouton received her BS in Education from Seton Hall University and her Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University Law Center. She has worked as an Assistant United States Attorney under former Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff; as a News Anchor; model, and has owned her own business. Ms. Mouton has interviewed icons such as David Robinson and F. Lee Bailey. She has also worked with Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Raven-Symone and Mark Curry in connection with the Inner-City Games in San Antonio; Coach Pat Summit, as an NCAA Women's Final Four Team Host; the San Antonio Spurs on the "NBA Read To Achieve Program", and a host of community and volunteer activities.

Mother Mouton was born in Manhattan, where she spent the first six and most memorable years of her life in the South Bronx projects. Her parents, Thelma and Herbert Caesar, are from Harlem and are products of the Great Depression. Yvette is the youngest of six children; her siblings Tanya Caesar Waller, Darcel Caesar, Rochelle Alicea, Herb Caesar, and Collette Caesar have had and continue to have a profound impact on her life. In addition, she has three nephews, Ricardo Alicea, Daren Caesar, and Randolf Waller. Ms. Mouton is also the niece of the late Academy Award-nominated actor, Adolph Caesar.

Yvette Mouton has two accomplished sons, Charles Mouton II, an economics major at Howard University, and Aaron Mouton an economics philosophy major at Columbia University.

Click below to listen to a radio interview with Mother Mouton on Wyld out of New Orleans:

 

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In The News Links

Mother Mouton's National XM Radio Satellite interview with Keith Murphy, Host, The Urban Journal

"Black Enterprise" magazine article, "The Mother of All Balancing Acts" By Robyn D. Clarke - August 01, 1999, featuring Yvette Mouton.  



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