Episode 6: Strength & Advocacy After a Violent Home Invasion with Mary Forgues – Mama Bear Survivor Story


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I'm Emily — a resourceful mom but, if I'm being honest, a terrible prepper. It wasn't until I realized that...

Meet Emily

Mary Forgues shares her survival story of a home invasion turned violent attack.

In this interview, she reveals the crucial safety insights and how this life-altering event steered her into advocacy and police work.

Tune in to hear how Mary harnessed her Mama Bear instincts to protect her and her family.

Key points:

  • Mary shares details of the day a man broke into her house and attacked her
  • What she has learned from the experience and how it shapes her motherhood
  • The role of gun ownership in protection and the importance of situational training
  • Simple steps you can take to protect your family today
  • Her transition into law enforcement and the work she does for mental health and self-defense advocacy

Action Items & Next Steps:

  • Run through the suggested tips Emily & Mary discuss like the home walk through and practicing the phone emergency dialing with your children
  • Connect with Mary on Instagram @everythingabout.mary
  • Checkout the programs offered at WOFT for family training
  • As always, join us over on Instagram @mamabearsurvival and please, share the show with a likeminded mama bear!

As always- stay safe out there, mama bear.