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Is there any reasonable rule of thumb regarding how to consider social security benefits when buying life insurance to provide for a spouse and children?

Got my annual social security statement today (still working). I have a spouse and 2 minor dependents, aged 12 and 15. Looking at the statement, in the event of my untimely passing, in theory the family would receive about ~$4k/month until my younger child was 16, then dropping to ~$2000/month until the youngest was 18.
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