For many home educators who follow the public school calendar, those lazy days of summer are no longer lazy. Like me, you might be starting to research curriculum, to develop reading lists, and to plan the semester or yearly calendar. For many will-be home educators, this time might be filled with trepidation and angst—can our family do this? Can I do this? I will not have to continue this list as I am sure that you can insert your own questions and concerns. As we begin to visualize how the year might look, however, there are certain truths that I hold to be self-evident. Read more of my thoughts here in this month’s contribution to Heart of the Matter Online.