I wouldn't jump to conclusions there, friend. Animating comes with a whole bunch of responsibilties and hard work. Espcecially if you are just now dipping into that pool. Well, friend, feast your eyes upon your saviour as I am about to lay down a whole bunch of knowledge and wisdom up in here.
So without further ado, lets delve in, shall we?
Step 1: Work Load
Lesson learned: Be reasonable and plan for what you are sure you can accomplish.