How about Sarek? In TOS/TNG his relationship with his father was strained, but there was still pride on both sides, and his melding with Picard in "Sarek" shows that he loved his son very much. In NuTrek, they seem to be closer.
Yes, this is a very good thing about the movie. It made an important point about Spock and his mother as well. Children need both parents. And parents need to know how important this is, and to be there for them.
So, if you can, please do.
I would have, if I had either parents or children.
(Instead, I can only pester the bajebers out of good friends.
"...I am a traveler of both time and space - to be where I have been..."
"Oh, Father of the Four Winds fill my sails, across the Sea Of Years.
With no provision but an open face, along The Straits Of Fears."