Potty Training doesn't have to be complicated and neither should a resource that explains it. On Becoming Potty Wise for Toddlers looks to developmental readiness cues of children as the starting point of potty training. Readiness is a primary prerequisite for successful training according to the best selling authors, Gary Ezzo & Dr Robert Bucknam. While no promises can be made, they can tell you that many moms successfully complete their training in a day or two. Some achieve it literally in hours. What makes the developmental readiness approach work so successfully? Timing: Learn to recognize the optimal window for potty training your toddler. Education: Learning the most effective way to teach your toddler the potty training process. Motivation: Learning hoe to instill into your toddler a sustained excitement about using the potty on his or her own.