updated 11/19/2009 AT 11:00 AM ET
•originally published 11/19/2009 AT 12:40 PM ET
No magic wand for former spellcaster Melissa Joan Hart: The onetime star of Sabrina, the Teenage Witch has to rule over her real-life family with old-fashioned mom moves.
“It’s a crazy house right now,” she told PEOPLE at Wednesday’s Lupus L.A. Bag Ladies Luncheon in Beverly Hills.
The mom of two boys, 33, said that – what with a big move and her recent spin on Dancing with the Stars – it’s been a wilder ride than Halloween on a broomstick.