Melissa appeared in the July 17, 2008 issue of OK! Magazine to discuss losing the baby weight after having her second son, Brady.
Melissa celebrated her 32nd birthday at Disneyland with Mark and their two sons.
Melissa would like to have a daughter one day but says that's a long way off, with her hands and heart full at the moment, thanks to Mason and Brady.
Melissa and her "men" were featured inside People magazine's April 7th issue, to introduce the newest member of their family, Brady.
Melissa has two nephews Chris and Jonny Savage, from sister Elizabeth and brother-in-law Warren Savage.
Melissa's brother, Mackenzie, is the only one of her siblings not to go into acting.
Melissa is vice-president of Hartbreak Films which is owned by her mother and stepfather, Leslie Gilliams, the same company that produced both TV shows Melissa starred in and also produced the TV show on her wedding.
Melissa's sister Emily, had a recurring role on Sabrina, the Teenage Witch as Sabrina's cousin Amanda and later their younger half sister Alexandra, guest starred a few times as Amanda's little sister Ally.
Parents divorced when she was 13, they both have remarried.
While starring in an NBC movie of the week, Melissa appeared in a public service announcement about rape for The More You Know campaign.
Melissa made her first television commercial when she was a baby for a bathtub toy called Splashy.
Melissa has 3 dogs. They are named Pele, Halleakala, and Cooper.
Melissa is Roman Catholic.
She had her house explored inside and out by MTV's 'Cribs'.
Her favorite episode of Sabrina the Teenage Witch is the Pilot.
Her nicknames are: Mel, Halfpint and Sa.
Her wedding was themed with the colors Purple and Gold, which also happen to be the colors of Sayville High School, her alma mater.
Has attended New York University via correspondence courses since January 1994. She is pursuing a B.A. in a combination of art and literature classes, but put her studies on hold for one year due to her hectic filming schedules. (October 1999)
Her hobbies include collecting great paintings; she owns 3 Picassos
She can recite pi to 341 digits.
Full name is Melissa Joan Catherine Hart: "Melissa" from the Allman Brothers song, Joan from her maternal grandmother, "Catherine" is the name she chose herself as her confirmation name.
Was born without the teeth to either side of her two front teeth, a condition that was "fixed" in 1993.
Has a "lazy eyelid" that causes her right eye not to open as wide as her left.
Was born at 1:30 p.m. on Easter Sunday.
Appeared in underwear along with Yasmine Bleeth, Alyssa Milano, Peta Wilson, Garcelle Beauvais, Carmen Electra, Jamie Luner, and Jeri Ryan on the cover of and inside the October 1997 issue of Details magazine.
Melissa had a small role in Crocodile Dundee (1986), however, it was cut from the film.
Melissa has narrated a classical album for children, Peter and the Wolf (1994).
Has sung on a rock/pop album called Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: The Album (1998).
She has sung on a rock/pop album called, This Is What 'NA NA' Means (1994).
Daughter of Paula Hart and William Hart, a lobster wholesaler.
Melissa is married to Mark Wilkerson of the band "Course Of Nature". They were married on July 19, 2003.
She is 5' 3" tall.
Melissa has two sons. Mason Walter Wilkerson; born January 11, 2006 weighing at 9lbs and 21 inches long and Braydon "Brady" Hart Wilkerson; born March 12, 2008 at 7lbs 3 oz.
She enjoys snowboarding.
Melissa: (On the possiblity of more kids) I'm looking forward to two more (babies) in my thirties. Every time I do an interview...it always comes off like I'm desperate to have another one right away, but I'm not! I'd like to have a girl and I'd like for her to have a sister.
Melissa: (On what her workout is like) My trainer is a good friend, but he's an amazing trainer, and he really pushes me. Even when I was like, 'I don't want to be pushed too much. I'm not going to come back if you keep pushing me, he pushed me.' He loves treadmill stuff, but I don't like treadmill, so he had me do spinning about 30 minutes a day, and then for [another] 30 minutes, we'd do some floor exercises and abs and stuff. And, of course, it took me a while to get started on the abs.
Melissa: What I've really discovered about my career is that I have the greatest fans, people are constantly writing to ask when I'm going to do something again.
Melissa: My goal is to have another show. I'd love to have a sitcom. That is the best schedule in the business for a mom.
Melissa: I'd say that's fine [if her kids wanted to act], but I always want to stress education with them. He would need to finish high school and at least attempt college. I wouldn't want to be a hypocrite -- [I dropped out of NYU before I finished my degree] -- but I would want them to at least give their education a shot.
Melissa: I'm creating a workout plan with my trainer, Mark Harari, at Pulse Fitness Studio. We're trying to balance how much I hate cardio with the things I enjoy a bit more! I really want to focus on muscle tone. Last time I lost so much weight chasing after Mason, but I didn't have any sort of definition.
Melissa: First time around, I was so scared by everything and was so inconvenienced. I didn't really know how to picture a baby inside me. I only saw the outward things. I was fat, I couldn't move the way I wanted to, I had heartburn, my feet hurt, it was very awkward. I was so scared and so I just laid in bed and ate a lot.
The second time, I was chasing a 2-year-old all over the place, lifting 30 lb. Mason and carrying him around and I was working and trying to hide it from the industry for the first trimester. Sucking it in and trying to eat really healthy so I didn't gain too much in the first 20 weeks really made a difference this whole pregnancy.
Melissa: I want to give these two some attention and some time. I would love more kids though -- I'd love two little sisters for these guys. I want to wait until my late thirties though. Mark would probably like to stop at these two or maybe three, but I came from a big family so I would love four. I'm not sure I want two more births though, so we may have to adopt at one point! I need some more time to forget this experience though. I think you just go, "Okay, this is going to be rough for about 24 more hours and then I'll be okay!"
Melissa: Mark wouldn't read any of the daddy books or anything. I'm the oldest of seven, he's the youngest of three. And somehow, he picked it all up just like that. He's just so innate. Go figure!
Melissa: Mark is up every morning at six with Mason, makes breakfast, makes me breakfast for whenever I get up -- the dogs are fed, the pots are clean. He really takes care of things. I never expected to have this much help!
Melissa: I have this wonderful, handsome husband who is a really amazing father. My husband is a man's man. I've never seen straight men have a man crush the way they do on my husband. They will constantly say, "Will you have your husband call me?"
Melissa: With Mason, we were really decided. We were down to Mason and Desi, and then my good friend Jaime Pressly named her child Dezi and we decided not to use it, even though she said it was okay. So Mason it was. With Brady, we had about six different names and then we'd throw another one into the rotation every couple of weeks. It was finally a combination of Braedin, a name I loved, and Braylin, a football player Mark loved. So Braydon it is, but we call him Brady.
Melissa: Both pregnancies were traumatizing. I've just realized there is no way to bring a baby into the world and have it not be a traumatic experience. After both all I could say was "intense." That is really the only word that sums it up! It's just a difficult thing to do.
Melissa: My recovery was so much better this time around. I did the birth drug-free, and I'm not sure if it is because I did it drug-free or because he was my second baby, but I am up and about much easier this time. Last time I was unable to get out of bed for about eight weeks!
Melissa: Thank you everyone for the lovely comments about my cute boys with the cool names. :) I was just checking out the website and I noticed some comments about my quote in People saying I would like a girl next [and I want to clear that up].
Of course, I didn't volunteer that info -- they asked if I would have any more kids. I said I think so and that I would love to try for a girl, but either way, we would like to have one or two more if my body can handle it and we don't really care either way what sex they are -- they will still be my babies. However, only the first part of what I said was used in the article.
Melissa: The second I saw my two boys together, I started crying. Your love multiplies with each child. I didn't know I could be this in love again.
Melissa: Mason loves to give Braydon his pacifier. Mark feeds him all the time.
Melissa: (On her family) Between all my boys, I've literally grown three hearts!
Melissa: (talking about baby Braydon) This has been a long but exciting pregnancy, and we along with Mason are excited to add to the Wilkerson clan.
Melissa: (Braydon's delivery) Thank you all! He's so cute and I can't believe I did it au naturel. My hubby and mom were amazing coaches and got this little man to come out with no drug help at all! Such a different experience than Mason. The body is a wonder.
Melissa: (on her personality) I'm a pretty open person. Like, if I have good sex, then the next day I'm going to tell everyone I know about it.
Melissa: When I was shooting Drive Me Crazy, I wanted to go out with the rest of the cast and stay up late and play air hockey. I just wanted to have fun.
Melissa: When I shared a room with my sister Trisha, we drew a line down the middle. She had Laura Ashley stuff with flowers everywhere, and her whole side of the room was white, while my side of the room was painted, freaky and covered with stuff.
Melissa: It started when I raced in the Long Beach Celebrity Grand Prix. It changed my life. Racing proved to me that, even if I start with baby steps, I can learn to do anything.
Melissa: I get pressure from my audience and my agents to be a 'good girl,' and I'm in the public eye, so if I mess up, it's going to be all over the place.
Melissa: Comedy's easy for me now - it's all about timing and the way you deliver lines. I use facial expressions to get the point across.
Melissa: It's hard when you look a certain way. I look All-American, sweet, girl-next-door, so naturally those are the parts that are going to land on my doorstep.
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