Yup, I totally get this ability from my parents.
Here is two excerpts from the latest serious skype conversation between my brother, his fiance and I, with my parents.
Dad has just asked if I’ve got any injuries, and while I start telling him about my spinal cord injury, he gets distracted by something he’s doing. The magic flying carpet.
Oh dear! He still has no clue about the severity of it. Typical Sea Captain.