It happened like this:
"The producer explained that he’d found me through my blog while searching for guests for an episode on motherhood. He asked me to fill out a questionnaire I’d receive via email. 'If we think you’re a fit, we’ll talk to you about details like travel and accommodations,' he said.
After thanking him for contacting me, I hung up and jumped around the room. This was big-time. This was…amazing. Dr. Phil’s people contacted me. A mom-blogger from a small Texas town."
The results of the call were...well...you'll have to read more of the story here, over at one of my favorite haunts (The High Calling).